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eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch cut 3 months ago for child , hair grow but lighter than before what is approximate time to be like the other eyebro?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Time Will Tell: 3 yr old "eyebrow shaved 3 mos ago, hair lighter". The return of eyebrow hair can be prolonged after shaving taking weeks to months. Severe, deep skin wounds can lead to destruction of the hair follicle leading to changes in the hair consistency. New hair may be sparse, shorter, or coarse compared to the original hair. With time, there may be return to baseline however these changes could persist.

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