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What are certain options a dermatologist can do to make eyebrows grow back ?

What are certain options a dermatologist can do to make eyebrows grow back ?

Eyebrow growth: It is quite difficult to get eyebrow hair to grow back. Women in the 1950s used to pluck their brow hair and eventually needed to use eyebrow pencil. There are a couple of medications which may help this. One newer one is called latisse (bimatoprost). This has been used to make eyelashes thicker but may also help eyebrow growth. ...Read more

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Is it possible for eyebrows to grow back?

Is it possible for eyebrows to grow back?

Possible: While possible, not probable, especially of medically induced. First, find the cause by seeking medical advise. Then it can be determined if treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How much time until my eyebrows fully grow back?

How much time until my eyebrows fully grow back?

Eye brow growth: Depends on the cause of the loss, burn, chemical, shaving, alopecia........fully restored, at least 6-8 weeks ...Read more

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How much time until I see my eyebrows grow back?

A while: Often they do not. As residents we are taught not to shave them for that reason. Suggest that topical latisse rx might help. ...Read more

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How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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Half my eyebrows were plucked off completely ONCE this past month. Will it grow back since it happened only ONE time?!?!

Most likely!: Time will tell, but they will most likely grow back normally. There is nothing to do but wait and see, so try not to waste too much time and energy worrying about it. ...Read more

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I've noticed my eyebrows have been thinning since the christmas this year. What could be the cause of that? How can I make them grow back?

I've noticed my eyebrows have been thinning since the christmas this year. What could be the cause of that? How can I make them grow back?

Many causes: Unfortunately it is hard to narrow down with the information that you have provided. Eyebrows are normal hair follicles, so they can be affected by the skin around the follicle or problems with the root. It could also be breaking of the hair shaft. Also it could be a product, dye or aggressive hair removal that could be the problem. Probably best to see your primary care giver. ...Read more

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Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back ? Or grow really slow . They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back ? Or grow really slow . They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Need more info: It would help to be able to see you, take a detailed history, physical examination, and may be lab tests to assess the condition. Thyroid deficiency can cause abnormal hair growth. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 18 &my eyebrows have started to shed .. Usually they would fall out and then grow back but it's been months and haven't . How can I make them grow?

I'm 18 &my eyebrows have started to shed .. Usually they would fall out and then grow back but it's been months and haven't . How can I make them grow?

Thyroid: Loss of eyebrow hair can be caused by an underactive thyroid or autoimmune disorder. When eyebrows are shaved they may not grow back. For further evaluation see your pcp who can order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Will nothing help my eyebrows grow back after chemotherapy?

Will nothing help my eyebrows grow back after chemotherapy?

No such medication: Hair do grow back after chemo has been completed but the growth is slowest in Eye brows. Be patient and get some help from American cancer Society for the time being. They can help you with good make up to cover up the problem for a few months. Then I expect the hair will slowly grow back. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

Variable: Eyebrows are frequently the last to go with hair damaging chemo. Re-growth is the rule although frequently not as thick as the originals. Your body has to rid itself of the chemo which can take several weeks and then the brows, eyelashes and head hair have a chance at recovery. Be patient but it may take up to six months to know where you will be. ...Read more

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Why would eyebrows not grow back ? And just fall out in their own ?

Why would eyebrows not grow back ? And just fall out in their own ?

Grows slowly: Eye brow hair grows very slowly and thus the misconception that they won't grow back after having been shaven. If you have not plug the hair out in the first place, then you need to see a dermatologist to find out why you are losing your eyebrow hair. If you have shaven it off, it may take many months to recover. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

Days to weeks: The eyebrows grow pretty quickly like other hair follicles. However there have been case reports of the eyebrows never growing back after shaving. I would advise you not to do that again. ...Read more

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My eyebrows don't grow back like they used to what can I do to make them grow back ? I'm only 18 i don't pluck or wax they just fall out on their own

My eyebrows don't grow back like they used to  what can I do to make them grow back ? I'm only 18 i don't pluck or wax they just fall out on their own

Get checked: There are some health issues and nutritional deficiencies that can lead to losing hair. Underactive thyroid can cause loss of the outer eyebrows. Low iron stores and low vitamin d can lead to hair loss. I recommend seeing your doctor and getting checked. ...Read more