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How long does it take in chemotherapy for you to lose your hair?

How long does it take in chemotherapy for you to lose your hair?

2 weeks: Not all chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss. If it does you will usually see hair loss within 2 weeks and sometimes sooner. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me how long after chemotherapy does it take for your hair to start growing back?

Can you tell me how long after chemotherapy does it take for your hair to start growing back?

few months usually: Usually it takes a few months from completion of chemotherapy to start noticing the regrowth of the hair. However , if you already have problem with your hair- losing your hair etc- to begin with- it may take much longer time to have the hair growing back. ...Read more

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How long after starting chemotherapy does it take to start to lose your hair?

How long after starting chemotherapy does it take to start to lose your hair?

Short time.: Most people begin to lose hair approximately 14 days after their first chemotherapy exposure. However, some may lose a little sooner and some may lose a little later. ...Read more

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When you start taking chemo, how long does it take for your hair to fall out and how does it do it?

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 more

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How long does it take metformin to get in your system?

How long does it take metformin to get in your system?

Soon: For lowering blood glucose, you will start to see the effects of metformin in a few days to a week. For pcos, it may take longer (several months) to see a normalization of periods, fertility, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vitamin to start in my hair?

How long does it take for vitamin to start in my hair?

Misinformed?: Vitamins, despite the advertising campaigns, do nit gave much to do with healthy hair. Hair is protein. Good and daily ingested protein in the diet us how to get and maintain healthy hair. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for your hair to grow back after chemo ?

How long is it supposed to it take for your hair to grow back after chemo ?

Within few months: After the last course of the chemo, hair buds start growing but may take few months to fully appear. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

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

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How long does it take for hair loss to improve when taking levothyroxine?

How long does it take for hair loss to improve when taking levothyroxine?

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

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How long does it take for your body to get used to cilais?

How long does it take for your body to get used to cilais?

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 more

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How much time does it take for hypothermia to set in and to kill you?

How much time does it take for hypothermia to set in and to kill you?

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

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How long does it take to see the difference on a weight loss programme?

How long does it take to see the difference on a weight loss programme?

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

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How long is it supposed to it take for your body hair to grow?

How long is it supposed to it take for your body hair to grow?

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

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How long does it take for azithromycin to react in your body?

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

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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?

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

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How long does it take for the doctor to tell if a male is taking estrogen? How will they tell.

How long does it take for the doctor to tell if a male is taking estrogen? How will they tell.

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

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How long will it take when dieting to see results?

How long will it take when dieting to see results?

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

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Chemotherapy: If given weekly how long does it take for this medication to leave the body or does it stay for weeks?

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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How much time does it take for nicotine to enter your hair follicles?

How much time does it take for nicotine to enter your hair follicles?

Within hours: but it isn't nicotine that enters the hair, since it only exists in the bloodstream for minutes to hours, but the metabolite cotinine lasts for days and is what is deposited in hair follicles. This occurs within hours of smoking. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for weight loss to show using anorexia?

How long is it supposed to it take for weight loss to show using anorexia?

Anorexia: Takes a while, due to secretiveness of the eating patterns, until it gets severe & obvious enough that it cannot be concealed anymore, or when starts to affect physical health & appearance in obvious manner. ...Read more