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How To Improve Hair Growth After Typhoid
After treatment of undescended testicles how long will it take for them produce testosterone and make me grow facial hair, more pubic hair etc. ?
Depends: Testosterone production in the undescended testicle is often normal. If you had both testicles undescended, and you have only just had the surgery, you should get a serum testosterone done. You might have additional problems with the testicles overall function. Additional blood work or genetic testing may be needed if the testosterone is low. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A bit longer...: ...Than it normally takes after you shave, since depilatories take out the entire hair shaft, not just the portion that has grown above the skin surface. Be careful using depilatories on the face, though; most are pretty harsh, and can cause a significant irritant dermatitis if you have sensitive skin. ...Read more
It varies: For most people it can take a couple of months. For complete recovery to a normal head of hair it could take as long a 6 months. Some chemotherapy drugs don't cause hair loss and some only cause thinning. Some patients worry when hair starts to grow during treatment. This is not a sign that the treatments have stopped working, but the hair root recovering from damage. ...Read more
Not 1 week !: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more
Maybe never: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg whites. There is no good evidence that this easily available, over-the-counter supplement is the magic potion to grow hair or prevent hair loss. Biotin is safe to take, but 15000 mcg per day is over 100 times the usual dose, so is not advisable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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For someone who is genetically determined to lose hair how long does it take to lose any noticeable amount of hair? 6 months? A year? 10 years?...
No way to know.: Even though you have a genetic predisposition, how it will affect you depends on lots of things! Diet, overall health, etc. Somethings, like diets high in meats with hormones in them can lead to premature aging, in earlier hair loss. Other conditions, like thyroid problems, can cause hair loss. Eat less of any protein than the usual American, eat hormone free meat, when you do. Get wellness exams ...Read more
1.25 cm/month: Hair grows at the rate of about 15 cm/yr or about 1.25 cm/month. Hair grows at the same rate no matter how long. It does not grow back more rapidly or thickly when cut. ...Read more
Weeks to Months: Our hair follicles are all on different cycles. That is, some hair will return within a few weeks, but additional "sets" of hair will come in over additional weeks. These differing cycles is the reason that people need multiple treatment of electrolysis. So again, some hair will return in a few weeks, with additional growth over the ensuing months. ...Read more
How to stop frizz in hair? How to grow hair longer and thicker? Best natural products to use on hair? How to get soft hair?
Hair growth: Typically it takes 30 days for hair to regrow 0.5 inches. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Misinformed?: Vitamins do not cause hair growth if there are no follicles. 20% of men do not have enough hair follicles to grow full beards. And 5% cannot grow any facial hair. ...Read more
How to stop the body hair growth permanently.plz help sir.my second question is- how can I reduce the hair density that I have.
Tough question: See doc.Men can decrease body hair by taking estrogen-like compounds, but enough to do that also causes feminization (ibreast enlargement).Not all of it goes away (women have body hair too).The best answer is to consider targeted laser hair removal which is permanent. There's waxing, electrolysis, depilatory creams,too. Just think in 50 years you may be sad because you don't have enough hair! ...Read more
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