I am a 37 years Old Male, Latin American, no allergy problemas so far.
I suffer from male patter baldness diffusse thinning .. in a norwood 7 pattern .. i started using Rogaine Foam 5% twice a day , 2 weeks ago and now i have develop this little flesh colores pimples all over my forehead down to my cheeckbones... also i notice my expression lines in ythe forehead are much more noticable and my face skin looks "older" ...
Perhaps the pimples are sebaceous little cysts.. i dont know ...
Do you think all of these are related to minox use ? .. is there a way i can solve this ?
It looks like drug allergic reaction to Minoxidil. You may try calamine lotion. You should also maintain hygiene and try to keep the area clean and dry, wear loose-fitting cotton clothing. Also use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid deodorant / cosmetics. You can also take oral antihistaminics.
If the symptoms persist then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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