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What will make hair grow back?

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Dr. Carolyn Jacob
Specializes in Dermatology
Hair Loss: Really depends on the cause of the hair loss. See a dermatologist to have a complete exam and any bloodwork they feel is necessary. There are many medicines to help grow hair including minoxidil (over the counter), finasteride, viviscal professional, and vitamins containing biotin. There are also procedures such as platelet rich plasma injections which can help.

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A 22-year-old male asked about a 28-year-old female:

When a person waxes does it make it so that some hair doesn't grow back?

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Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Waxing: Usually, waxing will removed hair that is actively growing. It will not prevent the regrowth of hair like certain lasers do. That is why waxing is done on a repetitive basis.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What will help to grow hair?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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21 years experience
Alopecia: Two drugs commonly used for treatment of male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) are Finasteride (propecia), and topical minoxidil. In women with this condition, sometimes spironolactone is added if Minoxidil alone doesn't work. There are also surgical therapies and light/laser therapies.
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A 22-year-old male asked about a 31-year-old male:

When you wax does it make it so that not all hairs grow back?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Waxing: Waxing can cause: pimples, ingrown hairs, bumps, bruising, burned or damaged skin, pain, and change in skin color. When you wax, you can expect the results to last for several weeks, but waxing is not considered to be permanent hair removal. Waxing is more effective than shaving because it removes your hair further down the shaft so it takes longer for it to grow back and become noticeable.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Will hair grow back from meth use?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Hair and meth: If you stop your methamphetamine use and stay clean, your hair may resume growth. For support in accomplishing this, you may find crystal meth anonymous helpful: http://tinyurl.Com/lrxsz5y.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What if i shave down below will the hair grow back thicker and more hair?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not sure: That is a really good question for which i cannot provide a certain answer. My guess is it can be done if there is no underlying connective tissue disorder but you would have to ask the american red cross.

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