+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Confused

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    268

    Default Confused

    Ok, so I am 17 years old and decided I will start using rogaine once my summer break comes. I am confused, should I start at 2% or 5%? Also, should I only apply it where I think there is thinning, or everywhere on my head?

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    704

    Default

    What are you confused about ? Don't bother with 2 %. That's for women. Apply it on wherever you think you'll be losing hair.

  3. #3
    Doctor Representative
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    9

    Default

    Our practice usually recommend the 5% foam. The regular contains an ingredient that can cause irritation in some people, and the foam is lighter and, from what people tell me, easier to use in general. You may also want to see a doctor about getting on Propecia. Seventeen is very young, and you may not be a candidate. However, we several patients of your age on Propecia because their hairloss is significant.

    Hope this helps.
    Jen Hoffman
    Head Technician and Surgical Manager for Haber Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Similar Threads

  1. Getting confused with Treatments!Help Please
    By Stabilizer in forum Hair Loss Treatments
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-09-2011, 01:18 PM
  2. Mr Confused
    By Toffeeman147 in forum Hair Transplant: Start Your Own Topic
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 09-22-2010, 09:00 AM
  3. 16 yr old confused about his hairloss
    By coos678 in forum Introduce Yourself & Share Your Story
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-24-2010, 07:38 PM
  4. Just read a hair transplant article and now Iím confused.
    By J_B_Davis in forum Hair Transplant: Start Your Own Topic
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-15-2010, 01:06 PM
  5. new user confused what to do (pics)
    By fabio27 in forum Men's Hair Loss: Start Your Own Topic
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-10-2009, 02:28 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

» The Bald Truth

» Recent Threads

Retrograde Alopecia...Big 3
Yesterday 06:11 PM
Last Post By BottleCap
Today 08:18 AM
Article on piloscopy...
07-09-2014 05:15 AM
Last Post By John9923
Today 08:10 AM
What the hell!?
07-04-2015 06:25 AM
Last Post By Artista
Today 08:03 AM
The scalp inflammation/itchy/b...
07-14-2012 09:33 PM
by Dave123
Last Post By Dench57
Today 08:00 AM