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Chemotherapy and hair regrowth - need some tips on this?

Chemotherapy and hair regrowth - need some tips on this?

They come back fine: Hair invariably grow back soon after stopping chemotherapy. Most people have a good hair growth within 3-4 months of the last dose of chemotherapy. ...Read more

Dr. Devon Webster
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Chemotherapy (Definition)

The term chemotherapy typically is used to describe using chemicals to treat ...Read more


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How come your hair grows back curly after chemo therapy?

How come your hair grows back curly after chemo therapy?

Hair growth change: After chemotherapy the hair root is injured and growth stops. The alteration in growth pattern after recovery is thought to be responsible for the change in appearance of the growth of the hair. It can have color and texture change as well. The scientific details are still not totally clear. ...Read more

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After doxorubicin and ifosfamide chemotherapy how long until hair grows back?

Begins about 1 month: Hair growth should begin in about 1-2 months after completing chemotherapy. Hair grows relatively slowly, so return of long hair would be many months away. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way to encourage hair regrowth after patchy hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis?

What's the most effective way to encourage hair regrowth after patchy hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis?

Time: Hair growth after an inflammatory condition like seborrhea takes time for the hair to regrow. I don't think there is any specific way to hurry the process. ...Read more

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Are male hair regrowth products effective?

Are male hair regrowth products effective?

Male Hair Regrowth: When it comes to male pattern hair loss, prescription medication and physician-only devices are going to be your best bet. Over-the-counter products/devices are weak at best. Start with a abhrs board certified physician who specializes exclusively in hair loss and don't be afraid to travel or start a long-distance consult for this kind of expertise. 90% of patients can get a positive result! ...Read more

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How can I get hair regrowth from zinc toxicity ?

How can I get hair regrowth from zinc toxicity ?

Hair loss: You can try Propecia after consulting a physician. It could help but sometimes not. Please be noted Propecia do have side effects. Hence without consulting a physician don't start. Hair transplantation is another viable option. You have to discuss with cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a lot of kinky hair regrowth from my trichotillomania. Is it possible for the follicle repair itself in time? Will I have kinky hairs forever?

I have a lot of kinky hair regrowth from my trichotillomania. Is it possible for the follicle repair itself in time? Will I have kinky hairs forever?

Maybe...Maybe not: Destruction and damage to hair follicles due to trichotillomania (repeated hair pulling) typically causes permanent hair growth problems like poor (kinky) hair growth or no growth at all. Traction alopecia is the medical term for the permanent obliteration of the follicle. Hair quality improvement after pulling ceases will take up to a year. After that, transplants are needed to restore growth. ...Read more

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