Minoxidil is a vasodilator, which is used to treat male pattern baldness. It is used for androgenic alopecia and hereditary hair loss but is not helpful in sudden or patchy hair loss or hair loss after pregnancy. The side effects include burning, stinging, and redness on the site of application.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am 35 years old, male with no medical history. Over the past few years, I have started to lose my hair. I am not bald visibly, but have developed thinning of hair, especially in the middle area of my scalp. I have been using ayurvedic hair oils for the past free months, which has redu... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern but there is no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to help better. I need to see the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest the appropriate treatment. Please send the picture of th... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I am using Minoxidil for nine months now for the bald patches on my head. A little progress was seen between 3 to 4 months but no progress recorded afterwards. Can you suggest me what is wrong or if I should change my prescription? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can use Minoxidil for androgenetic alopecia and it takes times in a few people to gain full results. Sometimes there can be shedding of hair in between but you will recover from it if you keep using it. So stick to it. You can also add tablet Finasteride 1 mg dai... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I am 36 years old. I have genetic hair loss, is there something I can do to grow more hair? I use Minoxidil, but it is not working. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, but there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest you the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. I need to see it to help you further. Read Full »