Why does minoxidil only work for some telogen effluvium patients? Are there any successes with minoxidil and telogen effluvium?
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CTE and minoxidil
CTE is tricky to treat, the most difficult is removal of the trigger. Minoxidil may work, but it is best to have a full consultation with a hair restoration surgeon who can evaluate your scalp and review nonsurgical options for you as well, and track photographs over time.
Getting The Best Results with Hair Loss Treatments--Prp and progesterone
Minoxidil works best in combination. I recommend getting a formal evaluation with a hair loss expert. Combining minoxidil with prp and progesterone injections are a great option! See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer
The effects of topical minoxidil on TE is variable; however, systemic use of this medication is use in parts of the world very effectively, Ask your doctor
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Minoxidil Effectiveness? ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS NJ
Monoxidil is only effective in 40% of individuals. Minoxidil requires an enzyme called sulfo transferase to activate the monoxidil to minoxidil sulfate. Only 40% of individuals have this enzyme. There is a test that will be available soon to determine if an individual has the enzyme. As of today, its impossible to predict who will get an effective result.
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