Risk of Cancer in Men Treating Hair Loss, specifically from PROPECIA


There are some hair regrowth products which effectively helps in stopping hair loss. Currently, Propecia is one among those hair regrowth products which are really effective but unfortunately, it’s not safe.

Propecia is in a pill form and can slow hair thinning. It also can reduce the level of hair loss. But the pill must be taken continuously.

Once the dose of Propecia is stopped, hair that has grown will gradually be lost. And your hair will be similar to what you had before using the treatment.

PROPECIA was invented to help in preventing hair loss. It’s a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor that blocks the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone. Dihydrotestosterone is the active hormone and it’s responsible for male pattern baldness.

The hair regrowth product, Propecia is proved an effective product in controlling male pattern baldness. But it also causes the minimal level of sexual dysfunction.

Risk of Cancer in Men Treating Hair Loss, specifically from PROPECIA:

After several researches, it has been proved that there is a great Risk of Cancer to those people who use different kinds of hair regrowth products. Especially to Men, who want to treat their Hair Loss by using PROPECIA.

Disadvantages of Propecia:

·         Long Term Use:

You have to continue using it for the long term results.

·         Not for Women:

Propecia isn’t recommended for women.

·         Side Effects:

This hair regrowth product can cause side effects, including:

  1. backache
  2. changes in hair color or texture
  3. flu like symptoms (e.g., runny or stuffy nose, cough, sore throat)
  4. continuous itching or skin rash
  5. dental problems
  6. eye irritation
  7. irritation, redness, dryness in the area where the hair regrowth product is applied
  8. acne on the recipient region
  9. the burning of the scalp
  10. changes in blood pressure
  11. dizziness
  12. feeling faint
  13. headache
  14. inflammation or soreness at the hair root
  15. rapid heartbeat
  16. fast weight gain
  17. sudden weight gain
  18. swelling of the hands or feet
  19. temporary hair loss
  20. unwanted facial hair growth

·         Expensive Treatment:

The continuous use of Propecia costs a lot of money too.

·         Breast Cancer:

Propecia can also cause breast cancer.

Seek Professional Advice:

If you are observing the early signs of hair thinning or hair loss then it’s a good idea to seek a trichologist advice. Instead of using Propecia or any other hair regrowth product or medication.

Trichologist :

Arrange an appointment with the trichologist. The trichologist will carefully examine your scalp. And if your hair loss is on either stage 1 or 2, then he may recommend you to use certain medications or steroids.

Hair Transplant Surgeon:

If your hair loss is on stage 6 or 7 then the trichologist will recommend you to consult a hair transplant surgeon. So that the hair transplant surgeon will be able to prescribe you a hair transplant procedure to cure your hair loss or baldness permanently.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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