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Does Minoxidil Increased Facial Hair Growth? (Fact Checked)

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Yup. “[Minoxidil] can be used to help grow a beard,” Dr. Finney said. “We know from scalp studies that minoxidil use will promote hairs to stay in the growing phase longer.

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1Can Minoxidil Cause Hair Growth On Face?

It can cause unwanted hair growth.

Some women may experience facial hair growth when they use minoxidil. That can happen if the medication trickles down onto your face or simply as a side effect when you apply it only to your scalp.

2Does Facial Hair From Minoxidil Go Away?

Answer: Minoxidil hypertrichosis

For some patients in can take up to 6-9 months to see a return to more normal growth patterns and excess hair to dissappear. Because you have only used it a very short time, the exces hair wil likely disappear within 3-4 months.

3Does Beard Keep Growing After Minoxidil?

Answer: Minoxidil is safe for the beard area

Minoxidil can increase growth of your beard hair but if you see improvement, you will have to continue using it in order to keep that new growth. Once you stop using minoxidil, the hair would go back to “normal.” Using is long term is perfectly safe for many years.

4How Long Does Minoxidil Beard Last?

Adam Mamelak, MD, an Austin-based dermatologist says, “Minoxidil is most effective during the hair growth phase…which, for the beard, can range between two to seven years. Because the beard hair grows slowly, minoxidil can be used for long periods of time.25/09/2020

5Can Minoxidil Give You Facial Hair?

Adam Mamelak, MD, an Austin-based dermatologist says, “Minoxidil is most effective during the hair growth phase…which, for the beard, can range between two to seven years. Because the beard hair grows slowly, minoxidil can be used for long periods of time.

6Is Body Hair Growth From Minoxidil Permanent?

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