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Chemotherapy and hair regrowth - need some tips on this?

Chemotherapy and hair regrowth - need some tips on this?

They come back fine: Hair invariably grow back soon after stopping chemotherapy. Most people have a good hair growth within 3-4 months of the last dose of chemotherapy. ...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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After doxorubicin and ifosfamide chemotherapy how long until hair grows back?

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 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 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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Does your hair color change after chemotherapy?

Does your hair color change after chemotherapy?

It may: Certain cancer treatments like using pozapinib and sunitinib can cause silver/gray color changes. A lot of people who loose their hair with chemo experience a new patern, texture and color when their hair grows again. ...Read more

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Do you lose your hair with insulin portrited chemotherapy?

Do you lose your hair with insulin portrited chemotherapy?

Yes if using long te: The chemotherapy doses are low in ipt, however, repeted chemo, in some cases, cause hair loss too. Crtainly the incidence of hair loss in low in ipt because the dose of chemo is low. However, the effacacy of ipt is less documented, so i prefer it be used only for stage 4 patients with careful clinical monitoring. ...Read more

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Is it true that chemotherapy has a lasting impact on your hair quality?

Is it true that chemotherapy has a lasting impact on your hair quality?

Chemotherapy & Hair: Depending on the drug, of course, cancer chemotherapy often has a long lasting effect on hair. The texture can change and sometimes even the color changes. This does not occur in all patients and there is often no way of predicting if or how changes in hair will result from cancer chemotherapy. ...Read more

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How does chemotherapy make you lose your hair?

Stops their producti: Chemotherapy stops production of many cells which are normally produced daily. In the case of hair a break in the stem of the hair results as the old hair grow outwards and there is no new hair production for several days following chemotherapy. So the older hair start falling after 3-4 weeks of starting chemotherapy(in most cases, but some chemo drugs spare the hair entirely). ...Read more

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Why does chemotherapy make everyone lose their hair?

Chemotherapy halts t: Chemotherapy hurts the body cells that grow rapidly, so hair and skin are affected commonly. But not all chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss, some cause mild, others cause total hair loss. Yet a few them cause no hair loss. ...Read more