Peter Hibberd, M.D., is a doctor whose advice is based on more than 28 years of hospital outpatient and inpatient experience. He is an experienced emergency medicine physician, surgeon, and consultant. Dr. Hibberd is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is also a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an active member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member and fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Hibberd has earned numerous national and international professional certifications, memberships, and awards.
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Will Minoxidil Increase My Facial Hair?

By Peter Hibberd, M.D.   |   Friday, 24 May 2013 05:41 PM

Question: Does topical Minoxidil for women increase facial hair?

Dr. Hibberd’s answer:  
Topical Minoxidil will increase hair growth only in areas of skin it contacts repeatedly. Application to the scalp will not increase facial hair growth.

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