Does the new hairs grown by minoxidil regrow after falling because of stoppage of minoxidil in non AGA?
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you definitely need a consultation with a hair restoration surgeon. Your scalp and hair needs evaluation, and you should get a plan of action as well as photographs to track your progress. A good consult will determine if you have AGA or not, and whether or not minoxidil is a good treatment choice for you.
Minoxidil and hair growth
Minoxidil, when used, may cause some temporary hair shedding which will reverse in 2-3 months. The hairs grown with minoxidil are rarely good strong normal thickness hairs.
50 % scalp loss - a minoxidil effect?
Losing 50 % of hair from minoxidil is not typical. A shed of 15-20 % is possible, but even that's unusual.
Without seeing your scalp, I can't say what's causing your hair loss. The most common cause in men is androgenetic alopecia by far. But to answer your question - yes, if you stop minoxidil and you do not have AGA you'll likely get some improvement. But unless you address the underlying cause, you won't get all the hair back.
TO treat hair loss properly, you need to address the underlying cause.
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