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Can i redye my hair the next day? Or how many days can I redye my hair?

Can i redye my hair the next day? Or how many days can I redye my hair?

Yes but....: Why do you want to? You can redye your hair several times in one day, if you really had to. However, this is harsh on your hair and scalp and not recommended. The chemicals used are often toxic so the less you use and the less often the better. ...Read more

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Chemotherapy (Definition)

The term chemotherapy typically is used to describe using chemicals to treat ...Read more


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How can i look after my hair?

How can i look after my hair?

Healthy lifestyle: Keep yourself well hydrated, maintain a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, and consider taking a Biotin supplement daily to encourage healthy hair growth. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

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

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How long should my hair be after two months? I have shoulder length hair

How long should my hair be after two months? I have shoulder length hair

1/32 inch per day: Hair grows about 1/32 inch per day..Give or take...Few factors can impact this..Nutritional and metabolic issues can be influencing factors. If you are concerned, it may be wise to see your family doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How long after hair starts growing back after chemo should I trim for the first time and how long should I wait to blow dry or use styling products?

How long after hair starts growing back after chemo should I trim for the first time and how long should I wait to blow dry or use styling products?

Do not worry: Hair that grow after chemotherapy are all healthy, so you should treat them just like you always did, you can grow them, cut them , style them and do whatever you like without any worries. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to lose hair after chemo my daughter is getting vincristine?

Hair loss: Hair loss from vincristine treatment can begin within the first few days of tratment. Hairloss is reversible after treatment is over ...Read more

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How often should I color my hair?

Varies: General rule for bleach based hair color agents is not to bleach more often than every two months. Extenuating circumstances such as home versus salon bleachings, caliber of your hair and other hair care practices need to be factored in to this generally accepted interval. ...Read more

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Hi how long do I have to wait for my hair to grow back after taking too much zinc ?

Hi how long do I have to wait for my hair to grow back after taking too much zinc ?

Hair growth: The rate of hair growth is 1/2 to 5/8 inches per month. Most of your hair is in a state of active growth, the remaining hair is in a resting phase. Depending on whether your hair was lost at the root or broke off somewhere else will determine how long it will take to grow back. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before Accutane leaves my blood stream?

I/2 life is 10-20h: The halflife is @10-20 hours, which means half the drug is out of your syetem in 10-20 hours, than in another 10-20 hours half of that is out, etc. So in 1-2 weeks , there is really no blood levels detectable. ...Read more

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I have phytophotodermatitis from limes. My hands are blotchy/hyperpigmented. How can I get my hands back to normal? How long will it take?

I have phytophotodermatitis from limes. My hands are blotchy/hyperpigmented. How can I get my hands back to normal? How long will it take?

Sun protection: Phytophotodermatitis should be treated just like other contact allergies, but with an emphasis on good sun protection (broad spectrums sunscreens). Topical steroids can help initially to improve the redness and the itch. The hyperpigmented spots, however, can take months to go away. Sometimes a dermatologist can prescribe a bleaching cream, to help in the meantime. Hope this helps & good luck! ...Read more

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How can I grow my hair really long?

How can I grow my hair really long?

Protect it: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more