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Minoxidil Itching problem
I have been applying Minoxidil 5℅ solution for the last 5 months. I apply 1 ml once a day. It causes me itching on my scalp. At the beginning I thought that the side-effect would subside in few months but it didn't. I also apply coconut oil once a week. Applying oil somewhat minimises the problem temporarily but doesn't give 100% relief. What is the solution for my problem. Should I start using foam instead of the liquid? Any other stuff need to be applied externally or taken internally?
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Online consultations have such limitations as discussion about the medications is often incomplete. Minoxidil is for indefinite usage and has to become a part of life. Further information is in the following weblink https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/hair-and-scalp-problems/hair-loss
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Daily shampoo is a must with Minoxidil usage. Many a times the alcohol content in Minoxidil preparation causes burning and irritation, so you can check on that and change the brand accordingly. You can make it once a day with 10 sprays at bedtime.
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