A 25-year-old female asked:
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my closed one had trichotillomania. due to chronic hair plucking, hair in front part of scalp are not growing full length.whats best treatment now?plz

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Trichotillomania is: a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Have your friend see a mental health professional. OCD can respond to antidepressants as well. Peace and good health.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Maybe : Maybe the hair will grow back. Recommend you put yourself under the care of a dermatologist and psychologist to help with this
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Months: It will take months for it to grow back. Hair grows about 1/4 to 1/2 inch per month.
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