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5 hours ago, bennyboy5462 said:

So I had a hair transplant (2200 FUE) about a year ago and I'm pretty happy with the result because I have a much nicer straight hairline vs. the prominent receding on the sides I had before. I wish there was more density tbh, but with the number of graft I did I can't be too greedy lol I recently got a prescription for propecia and going to start soon to maintain my results. If anyone is considering it and unsure because of its cost, I have seen great results for procedures done in Istanbul, Turkey for significantly cheaper. I did mine in LA where I reside, but when I need another one I'd consider traveling abroad for it haha

So you need Propecia to maintain the hair transplant results?

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31 minutes ago, pieuxvu said:

So you need Propecia to maintain the hair transplant results?

The new hair should be resistant to falling out but to prevent the regular course of losing the other non-transplanted hairs propecia is helpful

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3 minutes ago, bennyboy5462 said:

The new hair should be resistant to falling out but to prevent the regular course of losing the other non-transplanted hairs propecia is helpful

So Propecia is helpful for non-transplanted hairs only?

And you begin to use Propecia after 1 year of transplant?

Thank you for help, I am considering having a transplant.

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3 hours ago, bennyboy5462 said:

The new hair should be resistant to falling out but to prevent the regular course of losing the other non-transplanted hairs propecia is helpful

Is propecia good for preventing baldness as well? Or is it something you take when it’s already happening 

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You can see a hair specialist/dermatologist to see if you're a good candidate. You can take it before you need a hair transplant to slow down the balding process.

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Giving my input.

 

I've been on Finasteride / Propecia for 5 years now and it stopped my balding. No side effects....

They say the side effects happens to 2%....so if u see it is doing something to your health....stop it. BUT for me and MANY friends its doing wonders :)

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30 minutes ago, bennyboy5462 said:

You can see a hair specialist/dermatologist to see if you're a good candidate. You can take it before you need a hair transplant to slow down the balding process.

 

15 minutes ago, Joster said:

Giving my input.

 

I've been on Finasteride / Propecia for 5 years now and it stopped my balding. No side effects....

They say the side effects happens to 2%....so if u see it is doing something to your health....stop it. BUT for me and MANY friends its doing wonders :)

Thank you my moms side of the family have balding but not my dads so I just wanna be safe, I’ll go see my dermatologist!

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9 hours ago, Spring Breakers said:

 

Thank you my moms side of the family have balding but not my dads so I just wanna be safe, I’ll go see my dermatologist!

For sure....dermatologist will tell u to start taking it, ive been to so many lol.

Anyways when I started the crown of my head was balding....like u can see it now...theres thinner hair back there but i started finasteride and it stopped....AND if i stop it for a week or something I feel more starts falling down like pre-finasteride days.

 

Also you don't have to take propecia thats the expensive brand...just buy finasteride 1mg any brand and it should work, talk to your dematologist about it.

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I've been on finasteride for 10 years now with zero side effects to date. I started it as soon as I noticed my hairline receding and it stopped any further hair loss in its tracks. I can't even imagine what my hair would look like today had I not started when I did. As posters above have already mentioned, go with the 1mg generic version of propecia (finasteride). So much cheaper.

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13 hours ago, Spring Breakers said:

Is propecia good for preventing baldness as well? Or is it something you take when it’s already happening 

Yes, it prevents it. If you already have balding, it also stops any more hair from falling out. It’s great if used as a preventative medication to stop hair from falling out.

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1 hour ago, Staunch_Character said:

I've been on finasteride for 10 years now with zero side effects to date. I started it as soon as I noticed my hairline receding and it stopped any further hair loss in its tracks. I can't even imagine what my hair would look like today had I not started when I did. As posters above have already mentioned, go with the 1mg generic version of propecia (finasteride). So much cheaper.

How much do you pay a month? I’m trying to gauge a good price range. 

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38 minutes ago, KiiPopHunty said:

How much do you pay a month? I’m trying to gauge a good price range. 

If you use goodrx the cost is only around 11 dollars for me for a 30 day supply of generic finasteride 

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Just now, Spring Breakers said:

If you use goodrx the cost is only around 11 dollars for me for a 30 day supply of generic finasteride 

thanks, I read about some people buying the 5mg tablets and using a pill cutter to split them up, but I feel like that’s extra :deadbanana: 

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I've noticed my crown has been receding quickly in the last couple of months. I just turned 18. Literally my worst fear. :cries:

I have a weird head shape, so going completely bald will not be the tea. :rip:

Is there an actual treatment that can regrow lost hair? :cries:

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21 minutes ago, Godele said:

I've noticed my crown has been receding quickly in the last couple of months. I just turned 18. Literally my worst fear. :cries:

I have a weird head shape, so going completely bald will not be the tea. :rip:

Is there an actual treatment that can regrow lost hair? :cries:

If you just noticed it, get on propecia/proscar/finasteride/dutasteride NOW and use rogaine for that area.

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My dermaroller came today. How do use it with minoxidil? I just dipped it in the minoxidil and then started rolling :rip: 

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On 12/21/2017 at 5:33 PM, Buyonce1814 said:

My dermaroller came today. How do use it with minoxidil? I just dipped it in the minoxidil and then started rolling :rip: 

have you seen any results? it doesn't really matter how you use it, as long as it gets on your scalp. Most people roll, then apply the minoxidil :rip: 

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2 hours ago, KiiPopHunty said:

have you seen any results? it doesn't really matter how you use it, as long as it gets on your scalp. Most people roll, then apply the minoxidil :rip: 

I can’t say I have but I’m keeping on tbh. I’ve noticed less hair loss but not really noticed hair growth. 

 

I feel like minoxidil is only making my hair look thicker when it’s on. The moment I wash my that it looks a bit thin and light 

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1 minute ago, Buyonce1814 said:

I can’t say I have but I’m keeping on tbh. I’ve noticed less hair loss but not really noticed hair growth. 

 

I feel like minoxidil is only making my hair look thicker when it’s on. The moment I wash my that it looks a bit thin and light 

sorry if you already mentioned this earlier in the thread, but are you on finasteride or dutasteride? Also remember to use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide on the dermaroller just to make sure it's clean (although minoxidil liquid already has alcohol in it, so :cm: )

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