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If A Scar Heals Will The Hair Grow Back
Usually not: Scars occur between the follicles and can be of varying widths. If the scar is quite wide, sometimes it makes sense to cut out the scar and bring the scalp together to narrow the new scar so that the gap between the hairs is not as great. Unfortunately, if the scalp is pulled too tightly, tension can kill the hair follicles at the edge of the incision and result in a wide hairless area again. ...Read more
Fibrosis/keloid scar on my head. If I have it removed will my hair grow back through the scar? Will the scar be long and thin or round like keloid
No clear answer: After scar or keloid removal in the scalp it is unusual for the hair to grow back through the new scar. It is even possible that you could lose some hair around the new scar depending on how large the original keloid was. Keloids are somewhat prone to regrow so you could also need some cortisone shots around the new scar or even other treatments to help minimize the chance of recurrence. ...Read more
Possibly: It sounds like you may have a couple things going on. Tired symptoms could be related to thyroid or other internal disease. You should get a regular medical evaluation. The hair should grow back if the underlying problem is found. ...Read more
Wife gave birth on May 19. As of about 6 weeks ago and through today, quite a bit of her hair is shedding. Is this normal? Will the hair grow back?
Whose hair?: Whose hair, your wife's or the baby? In either case regrowth will occur. ...Read more
Infiltrated plasma cells in scalp can cause sccaring alopecia? Or will the hair grow back after clearning this infiltration?
This is not a diagno: This is a description of microscopic observation on biopsy, NOT A DIAGNOSIS. Need discussion with DR for that. ...Read more
Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back? It's been 6 years and will I loose more hair?
Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune disorders, such as hashimotos can be associated with a chronic diffuse hair loss. Alopecia areata is a seperate but associated autoimmune disorder in which one loses patches of hair resulting in bald spots. This can be treated. ...Read more
Usually No: Once the cause of the traction alopecia is removed the hair will usually grow back as long as it has not been going on for too long. Unfortunately, chronic traction alopecia can result in permanent hairloss in the area. Traction alopecia is not one of the conditions of hairloss that spreads unless the source of traction is spreading to other areas of the scalp. ...Read more
I had been on isotretinoin (twice) and always had severe hair loss and folliculitis. Will the hair grow back or is it permanent loss?
A- If my receding hairline was caused by deficiency, then will the hair grow back in the bald area if I correct the defcy? B- Is it likely/unlikely?
Forget it: It is not due to any "deficiency". If you want to deal with real facts and possible treatment, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head
If I have hair loss on my right leg due to insufficiency and have the saphenous veins stripped (insurance reasons) will the hair grow back?
Hair Loss: Really depends on the cause of the hair loss. See a dermatologist to have a complete exam and any bloodwork they feel is necessary. There are many medicines to help grow hair including minoxidil (over the counter), finasteride, viviscal professional, and vitamins containing biotin. There are also procedures such as platelet rich plasma injections which can help. ...Read more
Often yes: But takes time- year.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: If you were in a fire you may have extensive scar tissue and disfigurement. In that circumstance it is unlikely it will grow back. If the follicles are still in place than the hair will probably grow back. ...Read more
No.: Shaving often will not affect the rate at which hair grows back. ...Read more
Depends: If the piercing does not disturb the hair roots then they will grow as if nothing were done. Emphasize the the person doing the procedure that you want him/her to bypass these roots and you wiil be ok. ...Read more
Consider putting: This question in context? Was there loss of body hair in any specific body locations? If yes, what are the locations? Did you do some form of procedure that led to the hair loss or too shorter hair? If yes, what? If no, did you have other symptoms at the time of hair loss? There isn't enough information to be able to provide you with the guidance you seek. ...Read more
Yes: Hair loss from removing cradle cap is temporary and it will grow back. But if hair is coming out with "scratching", I'm concerned you are scratching too hard. Best to massage scalp for several days with baby oil, then gently remove the scale with a brushing with baby brush. If that doesn't clear it up, shampoo scalp once a week with a tar based shampoo. ...Read more
Once my seb dermatitis scales start decreasing and the flakes decrease will my hair grow back? I want my old hairline back!
Put honey in my hair for a long time, now most of hair is not growing back, few vellus hairs. Will my hair grow back? What's wrong?
What can I use to help my hair grow back 2years ago I got braids and a sewin and it was very tight it pulled in hair out. Please help?
I have a scar on my head about 15 inch long from an operation last year, is there any way of getting the hair to grow back where the scar is?
Yes,: The scor may be amenable to revision bringing hair bearing skin closer to the cut edges or hair transplants may be appropriate. ...Read more
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
No: Waxing will not affect hair character. If you nejoy the discomfort - go for it. I would suggest consideration for permanent laser hair reduction by someone that uses alma equipment that is pain free. Go to painfreehairfree. Com and use doc locator function to find someone in your area. ...Read more
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