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Is Propecia beneficial in treating hair loss?

Hi Dr my name is noormohammad
i am 25 years old and i have a hair loss problem from since last four years i did treatment of it but wen i do the treatment of mintop on my hed so i face a reaction on my face if i do the cource of PROPECIA 1mg so it will be benifit me?
Mon, 11 Apr 2016
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Hi,

You seem to have androgenetic alopecia. You applied minoxidil solution, but you get reaction on face. I think you may be sensitive to minoxidil. So, avoid to apply minoxidil.

You may continue finesteride 1 mg daily along with biotin 10mg.

You may apply mild steroid solution on scalp. Cleanse the scalp with ketoconazole shampoo.

Have patience for the good result.

Thanks.

Dr.Ilyas Patel MD

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