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For Dr. Arvind or other BHT Docs RE: Propecia


#1

I have read that Propecia prevents BHT from growing. Do the doctors recommend using propecia after BHTs? Or should we discontinue use. Same with Rogaine.

I have asked the question a couple times and have not gotten a real response. I am hoping a doctor who actually PERFORMS BHTs can offer some guidance.

Thanks in advance.


#2

» I have read that Propecia prevents BHT from growing. Do the doctors
» recommend using propecia after BHTs? Or should we discontinue use. Same
» with Rogaine.
»
» I have asked the question a couple times and have not gotten a real
» response. I am hoping a doctor who actually PERFORMS BHTs can offer some
» guidance.
»
» Thanks in advance.

Come on guys? Anything? Is this a subject that everyone wants to avoid? Please help!


#3

it’s possible that if the doctors tell the truth, nobody will pay for BHT anymore.


#4

» it’s possible that if the doctors tell the truth, nobody will pay for BHT
» anymore.

This really worries me.

I believe that BHTs work and the hair does grow, although maybe not as successfully.

My question pertains to the post-surgery treatment. Continue Propecia or discontinue it? That is my major concern. Please, people offer your guidance, especially those who have had BHTs and those that perform them. Dr. A or Dr. Umar??


#5

Dear savemylife1,
Different hair (body, beard and permanent scalp donor hair), in different persons, respond differently to finasteride (propecia) usage.

While beard and scalp donor hair is mostly “immune” to the effects of finasteride, the effects may differ for the body donor hair in different people.

For a subset of people, use of finasteride will decrease body hair growth. Therefore, if using finasteride, its advisable to take it for a period of atleast 1 year and evaluate its effect on your body hair. If you notice reduction of body hair in this period, its advisable for you to NOT use body donor hair for transplant.

Regards,
Dr. A


#6

» Dear savemylife1,
» Different hair (body, beard and permanent scalp donor hair), in different
» persons, respond differently to finasteride (propecia) usage.
»
» While beard and scalp donor hair is mostly “immune” to the effects of
» finasteride, the effects may differ for the body donor hair in different
» people.
»
» For a subset of people, use of finasteride will decrease body hair growth.
» Therefore, if using finasteride, its advisable to take it for a period of
» atleast 1 year and evaluate its effect on your body hair. If you notice
» reduction of body hair in this period, its advisable for you to NOT use
» body donor hair for transplant.
»
» Regards,
» Dr. A

First time I’ve heard of such a thing about finasteride and body hair.


#7

» » Dear savemylife1,
» » Different hair (body, beard and permanent scalp donor hair), in
» different
» » persons, respond differently to finasteride (propecia) usage.
» »
» » While beard and scalp donor hair is mostly “immune” to the effects of
» » finasteride, the effects may differ for the body donor hair in
» different
» » people.
» »
» » For a subset of people, use of finasteride will decrease body hair
» growth.
» » Therefore, if using finasteride, its advisable to take it for a period
» of
» » atleast 1 year and evaluate its effect on your body hair. If you notice
» » reduction of body hair in this period, its advisable for you to NOT use
» » body donor hair for transplant.
» »
» » Regards,
» » Dr. A
»
» First time I’ve heard of such a thing about finasteride and body hair.

I have heard of this before. Dr. A thanks for your honest response!

Anyone else? This would seem like an important topic, considering the growing popularity of BHTs in general.


#8

» First time I’ve heard of such a thing about finasteride and body hair.

Me too, if it is true, it will ruin my plan of using body hair for my first surgery. I don’t want to touch my scalp hair, I want to preserve them for as long as possible. Just a couple hundred body hairs as filler to reinforce my frontal area is all I need.