For how long after hair transplant should one use minoxidil spray, and is it beneficial?
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Touching and medicating the recipient area
I ran an experiment some years ago where I put Rogaine (Minoxidil) on half of the head and not on the other side. Twelve patients were done and there was no difference in the growth one side compared to the other. I concluded minoxidil has nothing to offer when the transplant was done correctly. I ran an experiment some years ago where I put Rogaine (Minoxidil) on half of the head and not on the other side. Twelve patients were done and there was no difference in the growth one side compared to the other. I concluded minoxidil has nothing to offer when the transplant was done correctly.So my conclusion is that using Rogaine after a hair transplant has no value.
Minoxidil Spray after Hair Transplant
You don't have to use minoxidil after hair transplant
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That is mostly to prevent your native hair to fall in an accelerate rate after hair transplant. Finasteride is a better medication that helps to minimize shock loss in men. However, for women I recommend minoxidil (Rogaine) after hair transplant.
You can scratch your scalp after the first 5 days from your hair transplant.
Minoxidil after hair transplantation
Minoxidil after a hair transplant
The timing of post-op vigorous washing of scabs also varies in terms of recommendations given. Follow the advice of your surgeon.
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