Will rogaine (minoxidil) make my hair grow thicker?

Minoxidil Works! The active hair growth ingredient in FDA-app'd Rogaine=minoxidil. When used properly & consistently, Minoxidil helps weak follicles grow thicker, longer & more pigmented hair. In hereditary hair loss, Minoxidil stimulates & keeps hair follicles in the growing (Anagen) phase. If you're not experiencing hair thinning, results are less dramatic. It takes months to measure results. Seek an ABHRS MD.

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My eyebrows and hair fallout a lot and my eyebrows don't grow back atall or grow really fast. I even used rogaine (minoxidil) to grow my eyebrows &didn't work.

Alopecia areata. You probably have a form of alopecia areata which is very severe. It is called loke shh totalis or universalis depending upon whether or not your eyelashes have fallen out in addition. You need to see a dermatologist preferably one who specializes in the treatment of hair problems to see if there's anything that can be done about this. Read more...
See your doctor. In some cases, hypothyroidism (low thyroid activity) can cause hair loss from your head and eyebrows. Please see your physician for evaluation of thyroid function and overall health. Read more...

Could someone take biotin at the same time as the topical rogaine (minoxidil) cream to grow hair?

Yes. Rogaine (minoxidil) is an anti-andrigen agent while biotin is a vitamin. Different methods of action and affect. Biotin supplements what may be a deficiency in the diet allowing for a stronger hair follicle. The rogaine (minoxidil) inhibits the negative effects of testosterone on the hair follicle. Read more...

I have lost a lot of hair due to syphillis. Curious if rogaine (minoxidil) extra strength would help my hair grow back faster? Its taken forever naturally.

Treat the syphilis. If your infection was treated it was cured. The spotty hair loss will grow back at 1 cm per month. If you still have hair loss see a dermatologist for diagnosis & treatment. Read more...

Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Both. Rogaine (minoxidil) increases the effectively blood flow to the hair follicle. The increased blood flow can stabilize further hair loss and also allows some dormant follicles to resume growth. Rogaine (minoxidil) works best to regrow hair on the vertex of the scalp. Read more...