A 49-year-old member asked:
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will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

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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.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015

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