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Frontal hair loss, baldness, hereditary in nature. Is taking minoxidil the correct treatment?

hi doc, i'm 23 yrs old male.. having frontal hairloss problem from past 3yrs.. having M shape baldness too.. rest of my front hair looking brown in colour and unhealthy..its seems genetic, coz both my father and mother side having this problem.. last yr dermatologist priscribe me hair 4 u contains minoxidil and some tablets.. tat pills oly did sme gud things.. bt i had it for 3 months oly.. 6months before i went to trichologist but no use ,at wat age i go for transplant.. my family they having heavy froantal bald.. my dad getting bald in his 30's..bt i felt in my 20's..



pls help me sir..
Mon, 25 Nov 2013
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hi,
thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

Minoxidil is a very good drug for treatment of baldness. It helps in regrowing the hair and the results should be visible within a few weeks.
It seems you have already tried it for 3-6 months and were initially satisfied but now even minoxidil is not working well for you.

According to me, you can try to get treated by alternative medicine specialists like ayurveda/homoepathy. They have good treatment for hair loss.

If you are not satisfied with them, the last option is hair transplant. You can then undergo hair transplant and it should help you.

Regards,

Dr. Pankaj Nagori

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