Once And For All; Can Dutasteride Make The Front Worse?

baba_yaga

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You fucked it up big time, you were shedding and would probably come out on top of it.

Same with me, I had a bad shed on dutasteride. Came out of it and my hairline is better than it was before dutasteride. Patience is key.
At which months you began shedding? For how long?
 

Calikid

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What
I started shedding in a couple of weeks after I took my first dutasteride pill and for about 5-6 months.
what was your shedding prior and what was it like for those 5-6 months? Like a guess on how many hairs shed
 

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I started shedding in a couple of weeks after I took my first dutasteride pill and for about 5-6 months.

I read that thread where you and another member used duta for a year and I thought the worst had happened. Your hairline and hair actually recovered then? I have been on duta for 7 months and take it once a week otherwise I get slight sides. It cut the remaining dht in my body in half after switching from finasteride. Hair is still flying away and the increased testosterone from dht suppression might be causing overactive sebum activity.
 

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I read that thread where you and another member used duta for a year and I thought the worst had happened. Your hairline and hair actually recovered then? I have been on duta for 7 months and take it once a week otherwise I get slight sides. It cut the remaining dht in my body in half after switching from finasteride. Hair is still flying away and the increased testosterone from dht suppression might be causing overactive sebum activity.
I feel like that may have happened to me. Maybe for people like us who get boosted T from duta should add spironolactone to counter it to get the best results

No dht +high T=hairloss
No dht +low/regular T= slowing of or no hair loss

Lol
 

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You shouldnt loose hair on duta. You're taking 99% of DHT out of your system, which has more affinity for the receptor than T. Duta increases T by ~20% for suppressing ~99% DHT. Androgen receptor upregulation shouldnt happen, because only 10% of T is converted to DHT, so no lower levels of androgens on duta.

Loosing ground on duta is very interesting. Maybe one should stick to duta until two years mark.

edit: Calikid had a terrible duta experience.

I feel like that may have happened to me. Maybe for people like us who get boosted T from duta should add spironolactone to counter it to get the best results

No dht +high T=hairloss
No dht +low/regular T= slowing of or no hair loss

Lol

Yeah but even if that is happening I have thought about the point baba is making in the quote above yours. It is a really big mystery because I have to agree with baba but at the same time know that increased T has to somehow be to blame.
 

hwezdarik

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Guys, I have the same issue. Using dutasteride 2x week now, once a week before. Been on finasteride 3 years.. Right tempe has receded 1-2 cm.
Been looking good before dutasteride and I am still on finasteride.
Dont know if it is shedding or dutasteride is causing this issue. I am back on minoxidil and RU to counter the dutasteride. I am adding CB into the mix as well to see if it improves.. cannot be happing this crap..
 

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I read that thread where you and another member used duta for a year and I thought the worst had happened. Your hairline and hair actually recovered then? I have been on duta for 7 months and take it once a week otherwise I get slight sides. It cut the remaining dht in my body in half after switching from finasteride. Hair is still flying away and the increased testosterone from dht suppression might be causing overactive sebum activity.

Yeah I have recovered, not 100% but still, it's better than before.

If you are worried about testosterone, just add CB or RU and I'm pretty sure 99% of people will maintain on that.
 

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The guy from more plates more dates ran an experiment, he did TRT and went on dutasteride, result is he was still shedding. So the conclusion must be testosterone still makes you bald. How do we block it?
derek said he had 2000ng/dl test levels during this experiemnt. Thats not f*****g TRT
 

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You fucked it up big time, you were shedding and would probably come out on top of it.

Same with me, I had a bad shed on dutasteride. Came out of it and my hairline is better than it was before dutasteride. Patience is key.
Any sides etc?

Im considering going full oral dutasteride as well as mesotherapy however im terrified at shedding during xmas and having family come over with noticeable hairloss would rather kill myself.
 

infinitepain

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You shouldnt loose hair on duta. You're taking 99% of DHT out of your system, which has more affinity for the receptor than T. Duta increases T by ~20% for suppressing ~99% DHT. Androgen receptor upregulation shouldnt happen, because only 10% of T is converted to DHT, so no lower levels of androgens on duta.

Loosing ground on duta is very interesting. Maybe one should stick to duta until two years mark.

edit: Calikid had a terrible duta experience.

What would be the scientific explaiantion of shedding? If you are surpressing 99% of DHT then why the f*** would you accelerate the follicles falling?

Oh and btw, if you supress all that 5ar, estrogen also raises because of some explaination that I heard but I dont remember now but it made sense.

Point is, low as f*** DHT, higher estrogen... an increase of 20% of testosterone.. how can this be enough to make up for the loss of DHT and estrogen? I dont want to become a b**ch with weak orgasms, however I cannot ever go out again ever again without a NW1.
 

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What would be the scientific explaiantion of shedding? If you are surpressing 99% of DHT then why the f*** would you accelerate the follicles falling?

Oh and btw, if you supress all that 5ar, estrogen also raises because of some explaination that I heard but I dont remember now but it made sense.

Point is, low as f*** DHT, higher estrogen... an increase of 20% of testosterone.. how can this be enough to make up for the loss of DHT and estrogen? I dont want to become a b**ch with weak orgasms, however I cannot ever go out again ever again without a NW1.

With me dutasteride must have actually lowered my estrogen and increased T to make up for the lack of DHT. I mean I got blood testes before starting and after my estrogen did drop to low average for a male. When I was only taking finasteride my E was high average for a male. I thought my nips felt slightly puffy though so maybe my body was balancing itself out because now they are back to normal?
 

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What would be the scientific explaiantion of shedding? If you are surpressing 99% of DHT then why the f*** would you accelerate the follicles falling?

Oh and btw, if you supress all that 5ar, estrogen also raises because of some explaination that I heard but I dont remember now but it made sense.

Point is, low as f*** DHT, higher estrogen... an increase of 20% of testosterone.. how can this be enough to make up for the loss of DHT and estrogen? I dont want to become a b**ch with weak orgasms, however I cannot ever go out again ever again without a NW1.
All you people are forgetting telogen effuivium. This sh*t can last many many months
 
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