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Long Term User But Tide Is Turning. Need Advice

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

  1. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    davesmith420 Senior Member My Regimen

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    You're my hair goals man. I really hope Finasteride maintains my hair for as long as it did for you.
     
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    Thanks dude. Things are on the up!
     
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    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    So hair has gone to shit. No reason it seems apart from using a different type of generic finasteride which in theory shouldnt make a difference.

    Pics

    July left temple..

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    Today 8/11/2017

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    July
    Hairline

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    Today hairline 8/11/2017

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  5. Runninghair

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    I noticed my itch increased again and started getting spots on scalp. Hair fall started badly again.

    So im left wondering now again if finasteride is losing its effect or if the new generic im using is a fake batch. Switched from years on fincar to using finast.

    Dont know whats going on. Will pick up some coal tar shampoo to settle scalp and some peppermint oil. As for the meds will have to ride it out and see how it goes..

    Any advice???
     
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    sunchyme1 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Better get on those tranny drugs bro

    You ain't got long left
     
  7. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Haha i know it looks fine in that pic. Hairlije shows truth though..
     
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    sunchyme1 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Ten years on finasteride is quite a feat mate

    Does your dick still work?

    Can you even see it anymore?
     
  9. Runninghair

    Runninghair Experienced Member

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    Lol it does work. As well? Maybe not.. but hey does anyones work as well as when they were 20 .lol
     
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    davesmith420 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Your hair looks the same. I think the lighting is just a little bit different. However, only you know your hair the best.
     
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    Can you describe your itch in detail? Does it mainly occur in areas where ur losing hair like hairline? Do u have dandruff? Where do u order ur finasteride from?

    What is ur entire regimen.

    Ur hair still looks amazing to me btw
     
  12. Runninghair

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    Itch is round hairline yea. Its horrible. Can literally feel hair follicles dying.

    I have some dandruff yea but this may well be the minoxidil as it dries my scalp out.

    Ordered my finasteride from inhouse and always have. Though last order i went for a different brand because my usual one was not in stock.

    My regimen is finasteride, minoxidil and nizoral. Nothing exciting in there.

    My hair is definately limper recently but most worryingly is the hairline which is definately retreating. I probably should put a better pic of my hair as last one is a bit deceiving as its blowdryed and covering hairline.
     
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    Maybe try the tgel that helped the itch before?

    Do u use nizoral 1% or 2%. How often?
     
  14. Runninghair

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    Yea got some t gel today. I use 2% about 2-3 times a week
     
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    Not much change in one year. Most people will not know you have anything wrong. Your density is still good.
     
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    Thats a bit unfair to be honest. Ive took finasteride for ten years or more. I would say i have been fairly consistent overall. Yes the lazy year was a bad idea.

    Im not being impulsive. I still doing the big 3 religiously. I hust want to add a little more to my arsenal now.

    As for forgetting about hair i genuinely do. I usually come on these boards for advice and then dissapear for a while. I wouldnt say hair gets me down and in daily life i dont think about it that much as im lucky with the hair compared to many. I just want to see if i can get some more regrowth. Im probably greedy yes..
     
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    Also the only reason i ever thought it may be finasteride not working or being a fake batch is because 1. Ive been on it so long and many say if effectiveness wears away eventually.

    And 2. I was on the same brand for so long and then switched.
     
  18. Kalash

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    You're right, that's why I deleted it. I was too emotional myself. I get a bit triggered when I see negative posts here when people haven't been consistent, since I think it scares other people away from something that could change their lives tbh. Take it easy :)

    Edit: man it kills me when I see guys go all the way to hair transplants and shit before thinking of taking finasteride, when they could have just taken the damn drug, for like 60 bucks a year, and had hair the whole time. Girls take birth control constantly and we never bat an eye, and that's undoubtedly changing hormone levels in way that finasteride doesn't even get close to.
     
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    Fair enough mate. And to underpin your view.. i rate finasteride highly and recommend it to anyone. Would never want anyone scared away from it. Ive taken it so long with zero sides and decent maintenance :)
     
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    Yeah, I don't know why I decided to rant on this post... anyways, your hair really does look good and I don't see any noticeable changes between the July post and the post from now. It's normal to shed throughout the year. I always notice my hair seems more limp, more thin, and I shed more during the autumn months. Then in January/February it thickens up and holds that way until the end of summer, and the cycle starts again. Probably some change in spring too.
     
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