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Dr. Sean Bush
Dr. Sean Bush answered
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
It's possible.: She will not know unless she tries.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Telogen effluvium: Read up on this and see if it matches. It can be stress, systemic illness, weird diets or "unexplained." a dermatology visit may be in order.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Depends on cause: There are many reasons for hair loss and bald spots, including heredity, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, tinea capitis (fungal infection), and hai ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Yes if Hypothyoidism: Yes as above but often they do not regrow. Rubbing eyes excessively may be a factor
A member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: that depends on the condition. you have to be more specific on the origins of the baldness.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Bald spots: it is important to determine the cause of the bald spots and treat that problem first. For instance, if you have ringworm infection causing bald spots ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: Should be within same colr range.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: It depends on the cause of the hair loss. If you had an infection, the hair should grow back after the infection is gone. If the hair has not been ret ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes hair grow back: Once you stop using chemotherapy, your hair will grow back and come back to near normal within 2-3 months.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Not exactly.: Dht blockers (such as finasteride) will slow down or even reverse balding in men, but localized hair loss (alopecia areata) is not affected by Dht blo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: Repeated plucking will eventually thin hair. If it bothers you and hairs are dark laser is long term to permanent option.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Rogaine (minoxidil) is most effective for general hair thinning. Spotty hair loss heightens my concern for a localized fungal infection. If this is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Eyebrows: Depends on what's causing the problem in the first place!
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis doesn't usually result in loss of hair. It just leads to itching and flaking of the skin on the face and in the scalp. I suppos ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
If no follicle scar: If the follicles is not scarred, it is very likely that the hair will grow back. However, if scar develops, the hair may stop growing.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Typically after successful treatment and time.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hair Loss vs. Shaved: Yes, if bald from shaving the head. Regrowth is as fast as growth before shaving. No, if bald from hair loss. Pattern baldness is the most common caus ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No such medication: Hair do grow back after chemo has been completed but the growth is slowest in Eye brows. Be patient and get some help from American cancer Society for ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
It doesn't: Topical Dht blockers are no effective. Oral fin asteroids blocks Dht from the inside and does work on most men especially on the middle of the scalp.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Trichotillomania: Seek Psychological help for the triggers that make you pull out your hair. No point in treating if you are going to pull out your hair again. Psychoth ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably: It depends on the dose delivered to the skin. In head and neck cancer the facial hair falls out where the radiation beams go through. If older method ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Usually will grow: Back once the infection is cleared up.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It will still grow from the follicle.

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