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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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Chemotherapy hair loss, is it better to just shave your head?

Chemotherapy hair loss, is it better to just shave your head?

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

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Diagnosed with stage 1 pancreatic cancer in the head of the pancreas, i don't want surgery or chemotherapy how long will i live?

Diagnosed with stage 1 pancreatic cancer in the head of the pancreas, i don't want surgery or chemotherapy how long will i live?

You can be cured!: Stage i pancreas cancer can be cured! but, surgery is a must! if you don't have surgery, it will become life-threatening within months to a few years. Please go to a cancer center where a pancreas surgeon performs many procedures per year. ...Read more

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Do people typically loose their head hair when treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy, or both. How long is hair loss for?

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 more

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Is it bad to leave a scarf on your head all day everyday?

Is it bad to leave a scarf on your head all day everyday?

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

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How can I thicken my hair? Note: i wear scarf on my head because i'm a muslim :) ?

How can I thicken my hair? Note: i wear scarf on my head because i'm a muslim :) ?

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

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How safe is tying a scarf on your head when having a headache. This is practice used in my culture for a long time and it just dawn on me why?

How safe is tying a scarf on your head when having a headache. This is practice used in my culture for a long time and it just dawn on me why?

No medical reasoning: Apart from providing a comfort measure there is no evidence that wearing a scarf around the head can help with the headache in any way ...Read more

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