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grow hair back after ringworm

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Usually will grow: Back once the infection is cleared up.
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
It should: But may be slow in return compared to growing out a short haircut.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
Hopefully: As long as fungus has been adequately treated and hair follicles were note scarred, hair should start to grow back after several weeks. Adequate trea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Typically after successful treatment and time.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Be patient. It will grow in naturally.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Generally yes: There are no guarantees of anything, but once successfully treated the hair should grow back.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
1cm per month: Tinea capitis---scalp fungus-----does not usually destroy hairs. They break off. They continue to grow, so cure from the fungus allows growth without ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not all the same: Scalp "ringworm" refers to tinea capitis, which is transmitted from one child to another, but is uncommon once adolescence it reached. If the diagnosi ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not proper treatment: Give your skin time to heal and the pigmentation will subside. God forbid, you get ring worm again, try an over the counter ring worm medication and n ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
28 years experience General Practice
See dermatologist: It might be scalp fungal infestion with distroying hair follicle. Need tablets and topical anti fungal medication. If not improving then need to get s ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: Your description is too vague to speculate a cause. Skin/hair issues usually require a visual exam for proper assessment. If it bothers you have the k ... Read More

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