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How Long Does It Take In Chemotherapy For You To Lose Your Hair
When you start taking chemo, how long does it take for your hair to fall out and how does it do it?
1 to 3 weeks: Hair usually falls out 1 to 3 weeks after starting treatment and up to a few weeks afterward. The good news is that it's usually temporary and regrows 3 to 10 months after chemo ends. Hair loss may be all over the body, not just the scalp. It could fall out very quickly in clumps or gradually. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Within few months: After the last course of the chemo, hair buds start growing but may take few months to fully appear. ...Read more
It doesn't: Besides, it's illegal and very dangerous. Why would you even think for a moment that a toxic mind-altering drug that you don't even know what's in it because it was brewed-up in somebody's garage -- could possible help you with weight loss. You're too old to still believe in the tooth fairy. ...Read more
It takes: A minimum of 6-12 weeks to get your thyroid level back near normal before more normal hair growth restarts, and then takes many months to grow out since hair grows in cycles. Don't worry, it's not hair loss, it's just hair breaking off from defective hair protein. Make sure you're taking brand name T4 replacement, as generics are unreliable. ...Read more
Clarify question: If you are asking about Cialis, as a treatment for erectile dysfunction, the issue of 'body getting used to it' is less important than whether it works when you need it, with the least side effects. For such drugs (there are a total of 5 FDA approved) pl read the brochure carefully for any long term usage, which should be need based... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Survivors of the Titanic disaster who were immersed in cold water wearing life vests were mostly dead in about an hour. Much depends on the circumstances. ...Read more
Depends: Upon how much you restrict your diet and how much you increase your activity. It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. You need a nutritional and exercise program you can follow the rest of your life. See a registered dietitian, don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Here's the Hair: Many sites on the body grow at different rates. Hair can grow 1 cm per month on the scalp and yet barely is even detectable growth in a month on the eyebrows. There are several stages of hair growth, and when you talk about actual growing hairs, that is the anagen phase. ...Read more
Not sure.: Not sure exactly what you mean. Azithromycin is an antibiotic. Blood levels rise and become effective against susceptible bacteria within about 30 minutes. However, in established infections there may not be improvement in symptoms noted for a few days. If the organism is not susceptible to Azithromycin there may be no improvement at all. ...Read more
What is the best rogaine (minoxidil) to use to get my eyebrows to grow back quickly? How long is a eyebrow regrowth cycle? How long will it take rogine to work?
Latisse (bimatoprost): The medication bimatoprost — marketed under the brand name Latisse — is approved by the food and drug administration (fda) to treat inadequate eyelashes (hypotrichosis). Eyelash growth was an unexpected side effect of lumigan, which led to the creation and marketing of latisse. Latisse also works very well on eyebrows. ...Read more
Transgendered: First there would be no testing done on any man concerning estrogen unless something was obviously wrong and the standard screening test were abnormal. Second why would anyone hold back this vital information from a physician? Third, if you are transgendered or questioning there are professionals easily available to help you navigate through this journey in medically safe way. Secrets kill. ...Read more
Depends: Some peoples see changes immediately others overtime. These results depend on how you choose to diet, how many calories consumed, water intake and exercise. You need to eat 500cal/day less to lose 1lb/week. You need to exercise 150min/week to help this and you need to drink water (0.5oz/lb you weigh since most people who have excess weight are dehydrated). ...Read more
Chemotherapy: If given weekly how long does it take for this medication to leave the body or does it stay for weeks?
Varies: The elimination time of cancer therapeutic agents varies according to the drug, the dose, the duration of administration and variations in patients metabolism. Some drugs have an extremely short 1/2 life (the time for blood levels to drop by 50%) and are almost completely gone in 24 hrs. Antibodies, in contrast, may linger for weeks. Some types of side effects appear long after the drug is gone. ...Read more
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