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Do 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
Months: Eyebrow hair grows slowly and it can take months to grow back after shaving. ...Read more
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
Why aren't my eyebrows growing back as fast as they used to ? And how can I make them grow back ? Any thing u can put on then ?
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
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
My eyebrows are falling out and won't grow back or grow in really slowly , they used to grow back fast but now they don't anymore . Why is that?
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure: Depends why they are falling out. How long is this going on? Any rashes? ...Read more
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