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Is applying topical finasteride much safer than taking finasteride orally?

Hi, I'm concerned about side effects but haven't found much studies yet comparing Oral Fin Vs Topical Fin. Any info on DHT levels from blood tests or... READ MORE

Any side effects of Topical Tugain 10%?

Im 23, male. Was suffering from much hair loss..Its been 4 months, im daily applying tugain 10% and taking finasteride 1mg tab. Results are good so... READ MORE

What happens if I stop taking Minoxidil and start taking Propecia (Finasteride)?

I have been using minoxidol for about 13 months and now my hair started to fall again. I went to my doctor and was given propecia. when started using... READ MORE

How effective is Nizoral shampoo in the treatment of hair loss?

I know it won't help grow back lost hair and understand that it's not a heavy hitter like finasteride in battling hair loss, but I'm just wondering... READ MORE

Does Minoxidil and Finasteride help to thicken hair?

I am using minoxidil and finastride from 8 month and i am looking more hairs are growing on crown but all are very thin.please tell me how many time... READ MORE

Took finasteride for 3 weeks then quit due to side effects, had significant shedding, will the hair regrow?

I took finasteride for exactly 19 days and then quit due to sexual side effects. I got my dht levels tested prior and apparently it wasn't that high.... READ MORE

Heard of Minoxidil - Finasteride combination treatment. What should be the dosages for the same fpr be? 36yrs healthy male.

I am 36 yrs : suffering from male pattern baldness. Did not try any treatment so far . If saw palmetto berry' 450mg - twice a day would suffice ? or ,... READ MORE

Is there an increased risk for birth defects if the baby’s father is taking Finasteride?

2- Is there any way to decrease the risk by for example discontinue talking finasteride when Planning to have a baby ? READ MORE

(Natural DHT blockers+Minoxidil) vs Finasteride? (photos)

As Finasteride have sexual side effects I dont want to use it for my hair loss. So can I stop or decrease hairfall and regrow hair by having 3 cup of... READ MORE

Is the loss of body hair a normal side effect of finasteride?

I was taking finasteride for almost 5 months. I did not notice any improvement with my hairline but I did notice that my shoulder hair had completely... READ MORE

Efficacy of Finasteride at 0.25mg every day? Also have any of your patients suffered persistent or Irreversible side effects?

I am considering adding finasteride to my regimen. I've read somewhere that anything above 0.2 mg is as almost as effective as 1 mg in inhibiting DHT. READ MORE

Can weight loss help to reverse PCOS hair loss?

I've had all blood work done, no deficiencies, just mid levels of DHT. I am such it's androgenic alopecia and not TE. Can a proper diet help to... READ MORE

Generic Finasteride vs Propecia?

36/male with mpb/thinning in my hairline. I was prescribed 1mg finasteride and have taken it for 4 months. I've seen MUCH MORE thinning in this time... READ MORE

Why am I getting thin bald lines on my head? (photos)

I have had hair loss for the last 2 years (diffuse all over on the top, worst at the crown). I have been taking finasteride for the last 6/7 months... READ MORE

Should I start taking finasteride for hair loss? (photos)

I have been using generic minoxidil for 8 months now, the result isnt good but its there, hairloss is going vrazy and im just 17 years old,i added... READ MORE

Will Finasteride help with scalp hair regrowth on a 26 year old, female with PCOS? My Dr. recently prescribed it to me.

I'm a 26 year old female with PCOS, who suffers from hair loss. My endocrinologist prescribed Finasteride (5 mg.) to help with my hair loss. I do not... READ MORE

Can half a propecia/Finasteride (.5mg) daily still work for hair loss treatment?

Started 1mg of fin and noticed some vertigo/drowsiness within an hour-lasted a day--that's the only side effect i'm getting. Dr. said that is really... READ MORE

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