I've been using rogaine for about 6-7 months and I feel like I'm getting thinner.
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If Rogaine had zero benefit you can stop with minimal sequelae. No, if you stop you wont go bald right away- just continue down the slow path of progressive thinning. See a physician for other options.
Combine with another non-surgical treatment
The answer for you is simple. You can combine your Rogaine treatment with additional ones such as Low Level Laser or PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) The combination of treatments has been proved to be very effective as they sort of boost each other. Get a consultation with your Hair Specialist Doctor and ask about combining treatments for best results!
I would recommend a consultation with a hair restoration surgeon who can evaluate your scalp, as well as discuss the nonsurgical options available to you. It is best to do preventative measures early to slow the progression of hair loss, and being followed by a hair restoration surgeon can track you during treatment.
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