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Does burnt hair grow back

A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: Do not try it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes: If the hair itself is burnt , new hair will grow in it's place unless the burn was deep enough to cause damage to the underlying hair root.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: If you were in a fire you may have extensive scar tissue and disfigurement. In that circumstance it is unlikely it will grow back. If the follicles ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management 32 years experience
Yes it could but you will need to treat or diffuse the cause of the stress.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: It will still grow from the follicle.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Often yes: But takes time- year.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
Dermatology 37 years experience
No: Your hair follicles don't care how short you cut your hair :) as long as you don't shave your hair so close that the tips of the remaining hair shaft... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
No: This not true. If you are female it means something else is wrong.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Start from beginning: There are NO valid studies proving that " hystadelia" is a real diagnosis. Probably not. So what "treatment" are you referring to? Get another opinion... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
A while: Under normal circumstances the hair will grow about 1/2 inch per month. Poor nutrition or toxic exposures may retard the process.
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