» First, let me tell you that I appreciate your work and the work of your
» friends, Not only me who’s appreciating but the whole board (except a
» minority) and I think I can speak for them here.
» 1/I like you think that the topical pathway to EGF-R is probably better
» than the oral one.
I believe this this is the way. Taking getfitnib orally is insane imo. Although it will not kill you, look at the side effects it can cause. I can’t imagine this is the way to go unless you go at it with very low doses. Maybe you can split the pill into qaurters and take 62.5mg per day. But as you can see by the few that has done the the full 250mg route, there is nothing to report except bad side effects.
» 2/Can you explain please, why do you think that the guy who’s trying in a
» different board will fail ?
I’ve done a single 30% tca peel on one of my temples with no results, he is doing a single 20% peel with topical getfitnib. He will see no results. On my other temple, I did layer after layer for a good 30 mins in the bathroom about 5 minutes apart waiting for the last layer to self neutralize. The burning sensation was a little uncomforatable but not unbearable. I applied, sat there and had a cigarette and drank beer to help me past the time between applications. The experience wasn’t that bad. That temple sprouted a very even coat of vellous hairs.
» 3/Can you explain please what’s the message that you want us to relay it
» over the regrowth board ?
Just simply, his single 20% won’t do because someone here did that with no results. I’ve reading these boards for a while now and from my experience, it is deeper than most think to get anything going. You don’t go so deep where you can hurt yourself obviously
» 4/What sizes of wound you suggest ? as you said that size is as important
» as depth.
I don’t know but but poking holes won’t get you anything significant. Maybe you can rejuvenate some old follicles doing this. I think baccy can attest to this with the area being important. I’m think about doing the whole scalp next, this should take care of the area. I’m considering doing a 25% tca peel 5x’s over the scalp on my next attempt. BTW, what I did last time did seem to bring back some of the old hairs at the hairline and they are growing. I went way below where my mature hairline should be. This is the area I’m talking about here with my wounding + getfitnib. I’ll take bringing back all the old follicles but I’m trying to grow new ones. In other words, I’m being greedy. I’ve had too bad years with a F@cked up hairline and think it’s time for payback.
» 5/Are you aware that Cotsarelis pointed out in his papers that a
» depilation of the hair pre-procedure’d bring an 11 tiems yield increase .
I am aware of this, but there is nothing to depilate on my bald temples. If it is the quantity you’re worried about, you shouldn’t. Let me say again, my “new growth” temple is absolutely filled with vellous activity. I am impressed with what I see. What I don’t like is quality of it. It’s there and barely visible. It did grow a little and became slightly more pigmented since I first noticed it but that is about it for now. It has been a few months. Will it ever go full terminal? I have my doubts and is getting impatient.
» 6/Are you aware of the Wnt effect on hair growth in the Follica procedure
I don’t know what you mean by this. As far as I know, upregulate the wnt protein and you get hair growth. I did not use lithium because it was not mentioned in the 2nd patent by who knows, it could still be in the mix with follica when they are all said and done. They still have the use of lithium covered in their first patent which I believe is still valid. I’m not a science guy, I’m just a regular schmoo like most of you guys here. I did the experiment and did the way I thought it should be done which is the topical route. Had I did just one or two layers of peeling and seen no results, I would have never posted here. I actually thought I was stupid to do that many peels on that one temple (maybe it was there beer that made me do it), but I no doubt see sprouts covering the whole area that seems like it would take 5 years to grow out to an inch. 5 layers of peel is a stupid thing to do, especially if you’ve never done this b4. But look at what I accidently stumbled across. I seriously think multi-layer peeling + topical getfitnib is the direction to go. I applied 24 hours post wounding for 2 weeks, maybe I should have waited or maybe I should have used lithium prior or during. Maybe I should have been on topical immunesuppressants during treatment to get better results. I don’t know. I kid you not that this caused sprouts. Perhaps some here can take this to the next level in terms of qaulity and growth.