A 43-year-old member asked:
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how long is it supposed to it take for your hair to grow back after chemo ?

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Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Within few months: After the last course of the chemo, hair buds start growing but may take few months to fully appear.
Answered on Apr 10, 2020
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Maybe: It will depend on your overall health and any ongoing treatment such as hormonal or radiation that may be required.
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