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    I've been on propecia for 5 days now and all it has done is INCREASE my hair loss (and make it harder to get an erection).The next day after starting my hair starting falling out in greater amounts. I'm only in the early stages of hair loss and am thinking of just quitting propecia now but have some questions.

    Will the hair lost or shed from propecia grow back?

    Is it normal to shed this early?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobb23 View Post
    I've been on propecia for 5 days now and all it has done is INCREASE my hair loss (and make it harder to get an erection).The next day after starting my hair starting falling out in greater amounts. I'm only in the early stages of hair loss and am thinking of just quitting propecia now but have some questions.

    Will the hair lost or shed from propecia grow back?

    Is it normal to shed this early?
    You should go on google and research hairloss, finasteride and the combination of both further. First of all, it is IMPOSSIBLE for anything to make you lose your hair that fast. If something causes shedding, it first has to signal the follicle to transition stages, then it takes 3 months for the hair to fall out. You MAY notice a decrease in libido, but most people including myself have it return to normal after a couple months. The theory behind propecia (and I emphasize strongly that it is a THEORY), is that by reducing the enzyme responsible for converting Testosterone to DHT, and thus reducing DHT, your hair loss will stabalize, potentially even reverse in some cases. I would go to a doc in a couple of weeks and have all your levels measured. Testosterone, DHT and a full blood panel. You need to be patient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesst11 View Post
    You should go on google and research hairloss, finasteride and the combination of both further. First of all, it is IMPOSSIBLE for anything to make you lose your hair that fast. If something causes shedding, it first has to signal the follicle to transition stages, then it takes 3 months for the hair to fall out. You MAY notice a decrease in libido, but most people including myself have it return to normal after a couple months. The theory behind propecia (and I emphasize strongly that it is a THEORY), is that by reducing the enzyme responsible for converting Testosterone to DHT, and thus reducing DHT, your hair loss will stabalize, potentially even reverse in some cases. I would go to a doc in a couple of weeks and have all your levels measured. Testosterone, DHT and a full blood panel. You need to be patient.
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