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Suffer from hair loss. Using minoxidil and ketoconazole. Any permanent solution for closure of follicles?

I am Suffering from hairloss and I am 19, Currently I am Using minoxidil as well as a a Ketoconozole shampoo. Its slowed down but I don't want the follicle to be completely closed and in the end me becoming bald.
Is there anything else I can do that will help prevent the follicle to completely closed(Hair Comb/Propecia/Herbal blends)
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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If Minoxidil is working for you please continue it. Wait for atleast 3 months for noticing any improvement in hair growth. Propecia is again very useful for baldness and can be tried, but rarely can cause decreased libido, ejaculatory disturbances, impotence and gynecomastia. But these are rare and usually reversible. Discuss this with your dermatologist.
Hair laser comb increases blood circulation and is an adjuvant , not a mainstay treatment.
Hope this helped
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Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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