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Chronic Telogen Effluvium and Minoxidil

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Mariam63

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I've been experiencing hair shedding for 9 years and recently I got diagnosed with Chronic Telogen Effluvium. My doctor didn't draw out a biopsy but he examined my scalp closely under a microscope. He also looked at my blood test, ferritin levels and thyroid tests. All within a normal range. He prescribed Ferroglobin, Perfectil and Minoxidil. Now I'm a bit apprehensive towards using Minoxidil as it should be applied for the rest of a person's life. Anybody has any experience with Chronic TE and Minoxidil?
 
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Techno1

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Not experienced it but have read about success stories. PRP appears to work well for women and corticosteroids which I reckon are better than the supplements you are taking.
Minoxidil is worth considering as an option the other treatments do not work.
 
bullitnut

bullitnut

4 awesome repairs with SMG
If you see improvements using these meds you could probably rule out a lot of causes and concentrate on which meds you are prepared to stick with.
 
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