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Doctor insights on: Hair Extensions After Chemo

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After chemo, will my hair grow back?

After chemo, will my hair grow back?

Maybe: It will depend on your overall health and any ongoing treatment such as hormonal or radiation that may be required. ...Read more

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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Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Yes hair grow back: Once you stop using chemotherapy, your hair will grow back and come back to near normal within 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Yes: Hair loss is usually a transient side effect of chemotherapy. Some people may notice some difference in their hair color or texture when it grows back. ...Read more

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How come your hair grows back curly after chemo therapy?

How come your hair grows back curly after chemo therapy?

Hair growth change: After chemotherapy the hair root is injured and growth stops. The alteration in growth pattern after recovery is thought to be responsible for the change in appearance of the growth of the hair. It can have color and texture change as well. The scientific details are still not totally clear. ...Read more

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Will my facial hair grow back after radiation therapy?

Will my facial hair grow back after radiation therapy?

Possibly: Assuming you lost the hair from treatment for a cancer in the oral cavity or pharynx, it would depend on the technique. These days most radiation doctors use imrt for head and neck cancers. This distributes the radiation widely and therefore less dose directly to the skin versus older methods. Often in this case the hair will grow back but sometimes more sparsely. ...Read more

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Which makeup is ok after chemo hair loss?

Which makeup is ok after chemo hair loss?

Anything you like!: It is all your choice. You can either use a nice scarf to cover your head or find a couple of good haitr pieces which your oncologist or his nurse can suggest or guide you for. ...Read more

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After doxorubicin and ifosfamide chemotherapy how long until hair grows back?

Begins about 1 month: Hair growth should begin in about 1-2 months after completing chemotherapy. Hair grows relatively slowly, so return of long hair would be many months away. ...Read more

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How long till your hair grows back after using hair removal at spa?

How long till your hair grows back after using hair removal at spa?

Varies.: Everyone has a different hair growth cycle, so it can take as little as 2 weeks or as long as 2 months. Average is probably about a month. ...Read more

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Doxorubicin and ifosfamide, when wil my hair grow back?

Doxorubicin and ifosfamide, when wil my hair grow back?

Hair loss: Are you going to get more cycles of chemo? If not, your hair will start growing within several weeks in general. Be patient. It will grow. ...Read more

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How fast does hair grow after taxol (paclitaxel)?

How fast does hair grow after taxol (paclitaxel)?

Varies: Hair growth after hair loss due to chemotherapy is variable. In general if your hair grew fast prior to therapy it may return more quickly (months) then if you had slow growing hair or hair loss prior to therapy. ...Read more

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Will my beard grow back after radiation therapy?

Will my beard grow back after radiation therapy?

Possibly not: There can be some thining of the hair in the treatment field of radiation. Thining of facial hair after head and neck radiation is a possibility same with hair loss of the scalp after whole brain radiation. ...Read more

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Can my hair grow back after thyroid treatment?

Can my hair grow back after thyroid treatment?

Hair: I presume you lost your hair because of treatment of a thyroid cancer. Is that correct? If so your hair may not grow back but attractive wigs will make you look gorgeous again. Go for it! ...Read more

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When should I start seeing hair growth after hair transplant?

When should I start seeing hair growth after hair transplant?

4-6 months: You should start seeing hair growth after a hair transplant procedure (fue or fut) after 4-6 months. At this time you would see small short hairs growing. At one year you will be close to 90% of the result and 100% at 18 months. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after laser scar treatment?

Will hair grow back after laser scar treatment?

Lasers for scars: Do not affect hair growth and your hair should grow back. ...Read more

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Radiation Head & Neck ended 4 mo ago thyroid TSH now 5.02 Levothyroxine 50mcg 2wks. Hair still falling. How long before hair stops falling out?

Radiation Head & Neck ended 4 mo ago thyroid TSH now 5.02 Levothyroxine 50mcg 2wks. Hair still falling. How long before hair stops falling out?

TSH 5.02: I can understand radiation of your thyroid gland in the neck but not radiation of your head. Are you sure that was done? If so you need to ask why. More likely only the thyroid imaging was performed - not radiation. Your TSH of 5.02 is a bit too high and you should probably be on a higher dose of levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. There are a variety of treatments for it, including topical and intralesional corticosteroids as well as some systemic therapies. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis doesn't usually result in loss of hair. It just leads to itching and flaking of the skin on the face and in the scalp. I suppose that if you scratched an area enough that there was inflammation, infection, and scarring there could be permanent hair loss. But that wouldn't be due to the seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more