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Taking Minoxidil to get rid of of male pattern baldness. Should I apply it in crown area only? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-Oct-2013
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User:Would you please let me know how much Green Tea can I take every day?
Doctor:not more than 3 cups
User:And my another query is....
Doctor:all right?
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User:yes ....
Doctor:please ask your other query
User:I'm using Minoxidil 5% to get ride of male pattern baldness with doctor prescription....but I heared from lot of people that we need to apply the solution on crown area only, is this correct?
Doctor:that is correct
User:Is there any specific reason behind this?
Doctor:the minoxidil stimulates the hair roots not the ends
Doctor:increased blood supply in the crown
Doctor:all right?
Doctor:did you follow me?
User:Okay, I got it.Can I expect the regrowth in bald areas and in how much duration?
Doctor:in 6 months duration
User:So not to apply this solution in frontier area though this area is bald?
Doctor:You can apply
Doctor:but it should be on the scalp basically the roots of the hair
Doctor:not in the ends
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Doctor:Your response is very slow
User:Fine, I got it.....are there any side effects with respect to sexual health?
Doctor:there are no side effects on sexual health with this medicine
User:Fine...Thanks for clarifying my queries.
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:Shall we end the chat now?
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