Category Archives: men hair loss

Topical Propecia. Does it work?

Q: Is there any liquid Propecia (for local treatment) and if there is would it be locally as effective as systemically? For example, could a regular 5mg Propecia tablet get dissolved in a liquid and be used locally? A: Topical DHT blockers like solutions of Finasteride (Propecia) or Saw Palmetto for hair loss treatment have…
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Hair Loss Medications Don’t Work on Me

Q: My doctor put me on propecia at 21 when I told him about the hair loss and I took it for about six months but it had no effect on my hair loss. I also started to use rogaine around age 23/24 for a couple of months but stopped because it made my hair…
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Accutane and Hair Loss

Q: Hello. I am considering getting a hair transplant and had some questions for you. I am 27 years old and began losing hair around age 21 immediately after using the drug accutane. I was on a very high dose and took more than the recommended amount during those couple weeks because I thought I…
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Treatment Options for Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata (AA) is a type of local hair loss due to autoimmune reaction of the patient’s body against hair follicles.  Alopecia Areata generally presents as circular coin shape hair loss lesions, but it can progress to involve larger areas of the scalp (Alopecia Capitis) or even the entire body (Alopecia Universalis). Several treatment options…
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Sex and Hair Loss

People believe they lose hair due to having too much sex.  The fact is that most patients attempt to find a reason for rapid loss of hair in the early stages.  Thas is often the same age that they are most active sexualy.  The combination of the two may convince them that they may have lost…
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Liquid Minoxidil

Q: I've been using 5% topical minoxidil in liquid form for five months and see some positive results (I think) but I have two side effects: 1) itchiness--it's mild, I can live with it 2) a crust forms that's dry and I can pick it off, little dry flakes--that is. Questions are simple: 1) Can/should…
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Asian Hair

Q: hi I come from china ,I have a few questions: In your experience,usually Asians(chinese people) the normal growth of the number of roots Per cm² of hair? Head at the top and post-occipital whether there are different? using FUE technology,on one operation ,After the occipital Site  get the maxinum number of FU (Asians including 2-3…
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Risk of Losing Hair After Hair Transplant – Shock Loss

Q: I had a hair transplant surgery a month ago.  As it turns out, I have a huge amount of shock loss right now.  As i've never taken propecia before, do you think it's too late to combat this shock loss with propecia?  Any suggestions on how i could eliminate this shock loss from further…
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Will a Hair Transplant Help Your Job Prospects?

Earlier this year, in an L.A. Times story, business columnist David Lazarus said he had visited a hair transplant center's open house and noticed a lot of men in attendance. A lot more than he expected. He spoke to the director of the business and found out that, these days, a lot of the men looking for…
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