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I am experiencing daily hair loss while on tarceva (erlotinib) - what is "keratinocyte growth factor"? What products have this? Would it help stop the hair loss? Would it interfere with the tarceva (erlotinib)?

Hair loss to a drug. One of the side effects of tarceva (erlotinib) is alopecia or hair loss. One of the products that has shown to help hair loss is rogaine for men to be used in men and women because it is stronger. I would highly recommend rogaine for men. Read more...

What are effective options to preventing hair loss/thinning without using rogaine (minoxidil) or oral medications?

Limited. All men have remodeling of their hairline over the temples around age 20. How fast this progresses to male pattern baldness correlates closely with how hairy your chest is. This is genetic. Forget "pop" cures. You can slow it down some with the available medications, or get baldness surgery. Or you can embrace your genetic masculine heritage, get really fit and look fantastic, like photo guy. Read more...
None. except surgery. Forget about lasers. Why not minoxidil and finasteride? Both are cheap and safe. Finasteride also has positive side effects: it reduces prostate enlargement, reduces prostate cancer, prolongs life. Dutasteride is even better. Read more...

Hair loss in front, receding. A few White dying hairs. Best remedy or therapy? Rogaine, minoxidil, natural options?

Hair loss. Rogaine is a brand name for minoxidil. The chemical is identical. It seems to stimulate hair growth but as soon as you stop taking it the new hair will fall out. So you would have to take it for 50 years. Other options are hair transplants from the nape of your neck. Look at pictures of your Dad at your age. Get and read "The Serenity Prayer" by Reinhold Neihbuhr. Women think bald is sexier! Read more...

Is their any safe treatments for frontal hair loss other than using rogaine (minoxidil)?

Propecia (finasteride) Propecia (finasteride) can be very helpful for frontal hair loss. A review of other medications (interactions) plus bloodwork should be done prior to starting it. Less than 1% can have sexual side effects (decr libido). Read more...

Female hair loss. Bloodwork gr8. BAD rogaine (minoxidil) reaction. Hair specialist said it'll get worse, non-surgical hair restoration only option. Cant afford! Help!

Female Hair Loss. this can be a very frustrating situation for you (and your doctors). Try taking Biotin 2500-5000 mcg day. Also try Ketoconazole 1% Shampoo. If no better in a few months , seek the advise of a Dermatologist. Read more...

I suffer from hair loss. It's worse now in menopause. Is minoxidil safe to try?

Very safe. You are not alone. This is very common. A skillful hair stylist will help. Minoxidil, if used religiously twice a day for YEARS may slow or stop the hair loss. Get the generic 2% which is almost as effective as expensive versions. See a DR to check for underlying thyroid or other abnormality. Read more...