I have female pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) for the past 25 years. Now I started Minoxidil 5 %, but there is no regrowth. Can this be reversed by combining Minoxidil and hair laser? Is there any cure for this type of hair loss? Please give suggestion.
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Female pattern androgenetic alopecia is tough to improve. However, the regular use of Minoxidil does help to make it better. You have to use Minoxidil 5% 1 ml twice daily for at least three to six months to expect a response.
Hair growth is a slow process, and the initial hairs produced are fine vellus hairs, which cannot be appreciated with a naked eye. It will take at least three months to note an increase in hair density and six months to find a satisfactory response. Also, kindly rule out underlying hormonal etiology.
1) Thyroid profile.
2) FH (Follicle-stimulating harmone), LSH (Luteinizing harmone).
3) Serum free testing.
4) USG (ultrasound) pelvis.
5% Minoxidil 1 ml twice daily for at least three months.
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