Rogaine for Traction Alopecia?

Hi, im a 21 years old man and I have a thin patch on top of my head caused from pulling at my hair which I used to gel. If I stop using Rogaine to regrow hair this hair, will i keep most of the hairs I have regrown? Thanks in advance.

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Traction alopecia & Rogaine

Minoxidil (Rogaine) does not help everyone with traction alopecia but does help a lot of individuals - especially in the early stages. 

Once Rogaine is stopped most individuals retain their benefits.   


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