A 19-year-old female asked:
Been trying to grow out my hair for about 4 years and its grown aa little but passed my shoulders and i get trims shouldn't it be longer by now?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Not necessarily : There are different hair types. Hair growth depends on how well the hair follicles are working also. Other considerations are different chemicals used for coloring hair and styling. These can affect hair follicles too
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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