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Discussion in 'Tell Your Story' started by Runninghair, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Ive never seen a shed on minoxidil really. No worse than the usual male pattern baldness fall.

    Always only used it on temples. Didnt see point of using it on vertex as i was happy enough to let anti androgens thicken that. Plus btl lasts me ages. One btl probably lasts me 4months lol
     
  2. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    I was scared to start dutasteride but was forced to as finasteride wasnt working anymore. Thankfully it seems to be working!
     
  3. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Pics arent exactly the same but i think it guves good idea of results im seeing.

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  4. michel sapin

    michel sapin Senior Member My Regimen

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    but you have always used such a small amount of minoxidil : 0,25 ml ?
     
  5. Illusions

    Illusions Established Member My Regimen

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    Kind of off topic but what product do you use to style your hair? It plays down the slight recession in the hairline very well
     
  6. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    ' Got to be glued' mate :)
     
  7. Illusions

    Illusions Established Member My Regimen

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    Could you send me a link to it? Thanks
     
  8. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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  9. Illusions

    Illusions Established Member My Regimen

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    Illusions Established Member My Regimen

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    But can you imagine yoda with thick flowing locks? Even Samuel Jackson would envy me
     
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  11. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Update!

    Nearly yr since last on here. So my davble with dutasteride didnt last long. I dropped it last sep soon after this. Mixture of how expensive it was and also the niggling in my mind of how strong drug it was put me off. I didnt take anything for my hair until march but then been back on finasteride 1.25mg daily and minoxidil once daily since then. Below few pics.

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    Front hairline

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    Crown (seems fine)
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  12. davesmith420

    davesmith420 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Your hair still looks the same IMO. I think finasteride and minoxidil is all you need at this point.
     
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    Dave, would you consider this guys hair better than yours? How do you rate his hair? Just curious about your perception here.
     
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    davesmith420 Senior Member My Regimen

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    I would say that he has a little more recession than me, but overall is hair is basically perfect.
     
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    I am glad you can see that. So basically your hair is even more perfect so just remember that. Mine is almost exactly like his but slightly less density.
     
  16. Runninghair

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    Yes no change really thankfully. If one thing im lucky about its that my hairloss is slow. 18 to 31yo and i havnt lost that much.
     
  17. michel sapin

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    still applying minoxidil just to your hairline? not whole scalp?
    because you have a great hair density!

    you didnt get sides while on duta?
    you had the same recession when you started fina?
     
  18. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Hi yes just to hairline.

    No sides from duta but stopped because of scaremongering and cost.

    Ive lost hair in temples from 18 but have managed to keep on top of it over yrs with treatment and my balding is slow
     
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    there is no way that's even male pattern baldness. if you truly had it then you would have lost way more than that with or without finasteride.
     
  20. Runninghair

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    If you read story youll see i have been losing hair everyday since 18 and ive been on finasteride on and off for over ten yrs
     

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