» I am scared that Fincar will lead to prostate cancer or Rogaine will cause
» skin cancer (irrespective of what the FDA says). I get pains in my balls
» from Fincar at times, while the new Rogaine Foam has given me some dark
» pigment change on my right temple and back of neck.
» I just feel like quitting all this crap, since I have all my life ahead of
» me, and scientific breakthroughs will inevitably cure hair loss in the next
» And yet, I risk my life with these so so treatments. I have gotten some
» success…and this is preventing me from quitting.
Been there, done that. It really sucks to use that stuff when you know it is causing negative side effects. But having no hair is a negative side effect of not taking the stuff, so it really comes down to how strong you are psychologically. If you can handle the next 5 years without the meds, I would say dump them. But first understand that you will lose all of the hair you have kept or grew with it. So you could experience a very unpleasant fallout.
Personally, if the propecia didn’t cause my left nut to ache, I probably would have stayed on it because it cause me to grow a TON of hair. Interestingly, after I dumped the drug, I just never got interested in attempting to find a natural alternative.