The user "macroburstmedia" is asking if adding topical minoxidil to their current treatment of oral minoxidil and finasteride can improve hair growth. Some users have shared their experiences with using both oral and topical minoxidil, while others suggest increasing the oral minoxidil dose instead.
User suggests using a blow dryer after applying Minoxidil for hair loss treatment, and shares personal success with temple regrowth using Minoxidil and Finasteride. Another user shares their method of applying Minoxidil with long hair and agrees with blow-drying.
Minoxidil alone may not stop hair loss. Finasteride is recommended for androgenic alopecia, as minoxidil doesn't prevent DHT from miniaturizing hair follicles.
User asks how to manage sex life while using topical minoxidil for hair loss. Responses suggest various strategies, including using finasteride, applying minoxidil before or after sex, and avoiding certain positions.
User started oral minoxidil 2.5mg in September 2022, experienced initial shedding, then reduced shedding, but now shedding increased again after 8 months. User is a 43-year-old female also on Spironolactone, seeking advice.
The effectiveness of using minoxidil alone as a hair loss treatment, and whether or not finasteride should be taken in addition to the minoxidil. Replies suggest that minoxidil is only effective for a short period of time, and finasteride should be added to the treatment plan.
Whether to use minoxidil on just thinning areas or all over the scalp, with replies suggesting that it should only be used on the desired areas.
Evaluating the effectiveness of taking oral minoxidil as a hair loss treatment, in comparison to finasteride and topical minoxidil; discussing potential side effects of using oral minoxidil.
The user's experience with oral minoxidil, which resulted in under-eye wrinkles; other users sharing their experiences and advice regarding hair loss treatments such as topical minoxidil, finasteride, RU58841, and collagen supplementation.
This conversation discusses the topical application of Minoxidil, with various users providing advice on how to accurately measure a dose and keep it from melting too quickly. Others have shared their experiences using oral finasteride for hair loss treatments.
The user's personal experience with hair loss and treatment options, including minoxidil, finasteride, and dutasteride. Others commented that they had similar experiences with the effectiveness of topical versus oral minoxidil.
Exploring alternatives to Minoxidil for hair loss, such as Bimatoprost and Latanoprost, as well as potential treatments like Finasteride and RU58841.
Topical minoxidil being a difficult product to apply, with users considering finasteride, RU58841, and oral minoxidil as alternative treatments for diffuse thinning hair. Other advice includes shaving the head in the first 3 months of using minoxidil and finding ways to apply it without saturating the hair.
Whether Finasteride can keep alive the hair gained by Minoxidil after quitting it, and why beard hairs are not as susceptible to miniaturization. It is suggested that scalp hair may be dependent on Minoxidil and that DHT could be countered with Finasteride to some extent, but there is no definitive data proving this.
The effectiveness of topical Minoxidil for frontal baldness and the differences between brands. Suggestions are made to use Finasteride and RU58841 in combination with Minoxidil to help treat hair loss.
This user has had success with Minoxidil foam, achieving significant hair growth in three months without using finasteride or derma rolling. They are considering incorporating a DHT reducing strategy such as finasteride in the future.
In this conversation, people discussed how Minoxidil and Finasteride can be toxic to cats if ingested. It was highlighted that even when being careful with application, there is still a risk of poisoning due to the potential for contact between fur/hair and the substances.
User took 1.25 mg oral minoxidil for 4 months and spironolactone for AGA. Saw initial hair growth, but now no new hairs and still has bald patches.
This conversation is about a user who has been using Minoxidil to treat hair loss for two weeks, and experienced an intense shed. The replies offer advice on how to manage their shedding, such as shaving their head or using Finasteride, and encouragement that the results will be worth it in the end.
A user experimenting with quitting using Minoxidil and replacing it with Finasteride and Stemoxydine in order to keep hair loss gains, but other users warning the original poster of potential shedding. Another user suggested phasing out Minoxidil and replacing it with Finasteride and microneedling instead.
At this point. In this conversation, users discussed the risks of drinking topical minoxidil and suggested alternative treatments such as obtaining a prescription for oral minoxidil or finasteride.
How oral minoxidil and topical sildenafil (similar to Viagra) are used for hair growth by increasing blood flow to the scalp, and potential side effects of combining these treatments with other drugs.
A user's scalp issue that may be causing their hair loss and potential treatments, such as salicylic acid, finasteride, minoxidil, ketoconazole shampoo, and visiting a dermatologist.
Minoxidil non-responder seeks experiences with combining tretinoin or stemoxydine for hair loss treatment. Asks if anyone saw results after adding these products.
This conversation discusses the potential benefits of using oral minoxidil and finasteride to treat hair loss, with some users sharing their own experiences in taking the medications. Others express concerns about the safety of these treatments.
User seeks minoxidil alternatives, considering redensyl and lattisse. Finasteride ineffective for hairline after two months, microneedling also used.
This conversation is about a user's regrowth journey using 5% Minoxidil and 1% Finasteride, with positive results after 2 months. Other users offered support or shared their experiences with hair loss treatments.
User doubts oral minoxidil's effectiveness after a month of use and shedding. Few people provide photo evidence of success, and some combine it with other treatments, making it hard to determine its effectiveness alone.
? This post by PastelDeUva discusses their experience with Minoxidil and Finasteride for hair loss treatments, which they stopped using for a year before resuming due to family's negative opinion. After restarting, they posted photos of the progression/regression of their hairline and are now planning on adding finasteride and dermarolling in order to get good results.