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Hair Grow Back After Thyroid Problem
Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be out of luck. ...Read more
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
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
Can dry hair lead to permanent hair loss? If i lost hair due to dryness, will my hair ever grow back? Some hair is growing back slowly, some as vellus
Possibly but...: The chances of regrowth depend on a lot of factors. The amount of area involved, the type of infection (i.e fungal), the duration of infection, and the treatment used/needed. A dermatologist should probably be consulted in case scalp injections can help to stimulate hair regrowth. Time may be of the essence in getting evaluated/treated, so please followup promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some people: Some people have chronic telogen effluvium.Get a more detailed answer ›
My hair grew back thicker and healthier after chemo. Now after 6 years, my TSH levels returned at 8. Will my hair grow back once my hormones stabilize?
Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back? It's been 6 years and will i loose more hair?
Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune disorders, such as hashimotos can be associated with a chronic diffuse hair loss. Alopecia areata is a seperate but associated autoimmune disorder in which one loses patches of hair resulting in bald spots. This can be treated. ...Read more
Tomorrow having non-surgical hair restoration cuz of severe general hair thinning.B4 adding new human hairs they're shaving the crown of my head.Will my hair grow back?Im worried I wont like restoration but will be stuck w/ a bald scalp or near-bald! Plea
Yes: it will grow back. This is something you need to confirm and discuss in detail with your doctor. You need to know and understand the procedure completely. ...Read more
HairTodayGoneTomorro: Only one way to find out: wait and see. It'll "normally" grow about half an inch or so per month. No practical way to know if it will all grow back. But it will stop shedding, unless something else is wrong. Plus good hair and scalp hygiene will help. And figuring out what caused the deficiency in the first place. And if you have any other deficiencies (e.g. biotin). ...Read more
Hi any reason facial hair won't grow properly? I'm 31 and still have patchy slow growing facial hair . Still waiting to grow a beard :-(
Genetic: Some people have thin scant facial hair. Maybe you can shoot for a goatee. ...Read more
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