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Chemo Head Scarf
I have fever in back of my head and a strong headache , sometimes becomes strong that I can't even stand .
Ps. I took my last chemotherapy 3 wks. Ago.
Post chemo & radiation had head injury
Unconscious since 2 days
3mm midline shift & chronic subdural hematoma
Is surgery required?
Very weak now
Maybe: Depends on you. The hair falling out is often troublesome, messy, and somewhat prolonged (days to weeks). Some people prefer just to shave it off and adopt a new look for men or make wearing wigs or scarves easier for women- often with strikingly beautiful results- really! ...Read more
Diagnosed with stage 1 pancreatic cancer in the head of the pancreas, i don't want surgery or chemotherapy how long will i live?
Do people typically loose their head hair when treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy, or both. How long is hair loss for?
Chemotherapy: Yes. However, you have previously stated that your tumor was not cancerous. Why would you need this kind of treatment. Chemo and XRT target cells with high replication and turnover such as malignant cells as well as hair. Once treatment is discontinued and body has recovered, there is regrowth of the hair but may be reduced in density and quality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Covering hair: Not really . There are some religions like Sikhs and Muslims where they cover their hair with turban or scarf all day everyday . All you need to make sure is your hair are well taken care of And are clean and combed everyday . ...Read more
Unclear question: Is your hair abnormally thin? Why do want to thicken your hair? There is no specific treatment to thicken hair. Make sure that your nutrition is adequate for general skin and hair health.Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more