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Do Your Eyebrows Grow Back After Shaving
Months: Eyebrow hair grows slowly and it can take months to grow back after shaving. ...Read more
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
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?
? thyroid: You might want to have your thyroid hormones checked. ...Read more
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
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 more
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
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
How can I make my eyebrows grow back? Mine don't grow like they used to. .. I don't even pluck or wax them they just fall out on their own im worried
Propbably: If there is no scarring the eyebrows can grow back. How fast will spend on the cause infection, allergic reaction, severe illness. Infection needs to be treated with internal medications, an allergic reaction can be treated with cream and/ or injections to allow the hair to grow back. Lattice which is intended for the eyelashes can be helpful for eyebrows also. ...Read more
Try Latisse (bimatoprost): I am an ophthalmologist and see how Latisse (bimatoprost) helps stimulate eyelash growth and also eyebrow growth when applied to the eyebrows. As long as there are healthy follicles, Latisse (bimatoprost) should help. Please note that it can take 4-6 weeks in order to see any results when used correctly. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: If the piercing does not disturb the hair roots then they will grow as if nothing were done. Emphasize the the person doing the procedure that you want him/her to bypass these roots and you wiil be ok. ...Read more
Brow hair comeback: Eyebrows like hair on head can be affected by many things. Why did the hair initially fall out in first place? Drugs can be stopped but variable time to clear from system. Simply shaved about 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
Depends on your norm: Al eyebrow hair growth cycle and your rate of hair turnover. So, if your eyebrow hair growth is normal, you can expect to see it grow back in a week or two. If your hair is slow growing it may take 3 weeks. So go with YOUR norm, and it should be no problem. Overall, facial hair tends to grow back the fastest. ...Read more
Check cause first: You should have your doctor determine the cause of why the eyebrow hairs fell out first. This requires further testing, and work up. This is important as it may related to other endocrine or hormonal conditions, or medical causes that can easily be addressed, and corrected. Start there, and you'll both be in a better position to determine what to do next. ...Read more
Treat the problem: Treat the autoimmune problem, or get the real diagnosis and treat that. ...Read more
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