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how long would it take for hair to grow back after treatment for psoriasis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Hair: Psorasis treatment should not remove or affect hair growth.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
From what Rx?: Methotrexate or other anti-metabolite. From scalp psoriasis treated with intra-lesional steroid injections. It varies, but will almost always return ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Severe psoriasis will not respond to topicals. There are numerous effective meds available including methotrexate and biologics. Have you seen a derma ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
42 years experience Family Medicine
Rash on head: There are several conditions that can cause a rash or skin peeling on the head. If it is localized over a specific area it could be due to psoriasis. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not applicable: Generally radiation dose not cause hair loss, only during brain radiation. This is usually an issue with chemotherapy after chemotherapy it usually ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Weeks to Months: Our hair follicles are all on different cycles. That is, some hair will return within a few weeks, but additional "sets" of hair will come in over ad ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Question unclear: This question is too unclear to give a very specific response. It doesn't state what type of treatment. Recommend that you ask this quesiton of the t ... Read More
A 48-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
A bit longer...: ...Than it normally takes after you shave, since depilatories take out the entire hair shaft, not just the portion that has grown above the skin surfa ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Within few months: After the last course of the chemo, hair buds start growing but may take few months to fully appear.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable: Eyebrows are frequently the last to go with hair damaging chemo. Re-growth is the rule although frequently not as thick as the originals. Your body ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Brow hair comeback: Eyebrows like hair on head can be affected by many things. Why did the hair initially fall out in first place? Drugs can be stopped but variable time ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yanik
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Answer: Often they do not grow back. I suggest topical latisse to brows to help them grow back.
A 26-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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks can be the average.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Weeks to months.: If you have radiation for 'head & neck' cancer, facial hair might take weeks to months to grow back. It is possible too that facial hair might not ev ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Need evaluation: Often when odontoma present the associated tooth is congenitally missing. If tooth is present, in good position, well angulated, and the end of the r ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Latisse (bimatoprost): The medication bimatoprost — marketed under the brand name Latisse — is approved by the food and drug administration (fda) to treat inadequate eyelash ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Vitamins, despite the advertising campaigns, do nit gave much to do with healthy hair. Hair is protein. Good and daily ingested protein in the diet us ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
few months usually: Usually it takes a few months from completion of chemotherapy to start noticing the regrowth of the hair. However , if you already have problem with y ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
About six months: May be sooner depending on toe and overall health.

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