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2 months and only have sparse eyebrow hair after doctor shaved eyebrow with razor to stitch wound for 4 year old boy?

2 months and only have sparse eyebrow hair after doctor shaved eyebrow with razor to stitch wound for 4 year old boy?

What will be will be: Hair on the anywhere on the skin does not know that it has been cut. The part of the hair that is sticking out above the skin is not alive, which means we can cut it or shave it off, and these things we do have no effect on the hair follicle in the skin. The follicle will grow the hair at whatever speed it wants to, regardless of shaving or cutting. However, a skin wound can affect hair regrowth. ...Read more

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My cmp blood test says TSH w/reflex to f4 is 4.44 miu/l (normal range is 0.4-4.5). Do I have hypothyroidism? I have sparse eyebrows on the outer third

My cmp blood test says TSH w/reflex to f4 is 4.44 miu/l (normal range is 0.4-4.5). Do I have hypothyroidism? I have sparse eyebrows on the outer third

Not likely.: Tsh in "normal" range so not technically hypothyroid. Some would argue that TSH should actually be lower.

I would repeat this in a few months. If normal again would stop worrying. If abnormal diagnosis is clear.

In any case eyebrow thinning is not likely due to this tsh. ...Read more

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I meet all the symptoms for hypothyroidism: sparse eyebrows, fatigue, dry skin, I have ibs, cmp TSH w/reflex to ft4 is 4.44, yet dr said I don't. Do i?

I meet all the symptoms for hypothyroidism: sparse eyebrows, fatigue, dry skin, I have ibs, cmp TSH w/reflex to ft4 is 4.44, yet dr said I don't. Do i?

Hypothyroidism: Hi, you may have subclinical hypothyroidism, and/ or hashimoto's thyroiditis. You may need to have further testing done, thyroid auto-antibodies, anti-per -oxidase antibodies lab tests and perhaps a thyroid sonar. It may be a good idea to see an endocrinologist, literature shows that thyroid hormone replacement may benefit you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I have straight answer why some doctors said that shaved eyebrow by razor may be not grow again or grow not complete (sparse)?

Can I have straight answer why some doctors said that shaved eyebrow by razor may be not grow again or grow not complete (sparse)?

Eye brows: Eye brows used to be shaved as a preparation for cataract surgery many years ago and it was found that some did not regrow. Hence the reason for this assumption. ...Read more

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It is 2 months after shaved eyebrow by razor to stitch wound and the growth is sparse hair so how long to get be normal again?

It is 2 months after shaved eyebrow by razor to stitch wound and the growth is sparse hair so how long to get be normal again?

May not: Eyebrows can be lost!
frequently, surgeons just separate the hairs and stitch between rather than clipping or shaving.
Discuss with your caregiver. ...Read more

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What product can be use over eyebrow of 4 year old boy to regrowth it again as it shaved by razor to stitch wound and the growth is sparse hair?

Patience: Once shaved, this area may take a year or more to fully regrow. I know of no product that will change the delay. ...Read more

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What I can do for eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound by doctor for 4 year old boy 2 months ago and the growth is sparse hair?

What I can do for eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound by doctor for 4 year old boy 2 months ago and the growth is sparse hair?

Usually not shaved: During the repair of laceration, repaired with out shaving, may happen what you described, consult a plastic surgeon for possible revision of the area. ...Read more

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Does latisse (bimatoprost) safe to be used in eyebrow of 4 year old boy which has been shaved by razor to stitch wound and the growth is only sparse hair?

Does latisse (bimatoprost) safe to be used in eyebrow of 4 year old boy which has been shaved by razor to stitch wound and the growth is only sparse hair?

Latisse (bimatoprost) has not been: Proven safe or effective in children. In reading the warnings about it's use, it looks like the risks outweigh the benefits of off-label use for eyebrow regrowth in a child. (It's marketed for eyelash growth in adults.). ...Read more

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Is plucking your eyebrows bad?

No: But sometimes you may end up with a small lump where there hair once was. This would go away in a few days. ...Read more

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Why are my eyebrows falling out?

Why are my eyebrows falling out?

Ans: There are several considerations. Stress is one another is thyroid disease. It is best to see your doctor for an evaluation ...Read more

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How can I grow thicker eyebrows?

Eyebrows: The thickness of your eyebrows is genetically determined and there is not much you can do to thicken it. You may ask your doctor for a prescription of Latisse (bimatoprost) which is intended to help grow longer eyelashes but it may work to promote eyebrow growth. ...Read more

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How do I grow thicker eyebrows?

How do I grow thicker eyebrows?

Try minoxidil: Minoxidil is an over-the-counter medicine that encourages hair growth. ...Read more

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What makes eyebrows thin with age?

What makes eyebrows thin with age?

Hormonal changes: Assuming you are in good health, it is likely hormonal related and a natural aging process. It can occur due to malnutrition, iatrogenic due to shaving and plucking, hypothyroidism, psychiatric disease (trichotillomania), and other issues. ...Read more

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How can I get my eyebrows to grow?

How can I get my eyebrows to grow?

MEDICATION: Lattise has been approved for the growth of eyelashes, but willl work on eyebrows as weel. A product called revitabrow also works ...Read more

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Why have my eyebrows fallen out?

Why have my eyebrows fallen out?

Alopecia: You could have alopecia, an autoimmune reaction to your hair follicles. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do eyebrows grow longer when older?

Why do eyebrows grow longer when older?

Just because: For the same reason hair starts growing in some of the most unusual places, like the ears and the nose. Actually,
eyelashes become shorter, and that is why some people try to make them grow longer with the same medication that is used to treat glaucoma. So, just tweeze your eye brows, but be careful you do not stick yourself in the eye with the tweezer. ...Read more

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Greasy flakes in my eyebrows, what to do?

Greasy flakes in my eyebrows, what to do?

Psoriasis vs eczema: If this is a recurrent problem, you may have psoriasis. Your doctor will have to make the proper diagnosis in person then may recommend one of several treatments: UV light therapy, corticosteroids, vitamin D creams, retinoid gels. Some eczema medicines are sometimes tried. Remember to be careful to not get any of the medicine in your eyes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for eyebrows to grow back?

Is it possible for eyebrows to grow back?

Possible: While possible, not probable, especially of medically induced. First, find the cause by seeking medical advise. Then it can be determined if treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How do I get my eyebrows to grow separate?

How do I get my eyebrows to grow separate?

Nothing simple: You can temporarily pluck the eyebrows in the area undesired. Laser hair removal can also eliminate them in a more permanent. There are no topical medications safe to use around the eyes that will help. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyebrows growing together?

How can I stop my eyebrows growing together?

Pluck or wax: The hair follicles will continue to make hair, however you can do one of several things.
1- pluck or tweeze the offending hairs.
2- wax the area between the eyebrows
3- have electrolysis performed
4- shave the area
5- use an electric device, such as a nono!
6- use a dipilatory (with great care not to get it into the eyes!) - not recommended. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop pulling my eyebrows?

What can be done to stop pulling my eyebrows?

Counselling: Eyebrow pulling is a sign of an underlying stress that needs professional counselling to make better. Make an appointment with a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are some reasons to thin eyebrows in men?

What are some reasons to thin eyebrows in men?

Many reasons: Could be genetic! Could be self plucking! Could be thyroid related! Could be hair follicle infection! Could be chemo related!

needs to evaluated in context of other health issues! ...Read more

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It always the same thickness in both eyebrows?

It always the same thickness in both eyebrows?

No: Generally, the answer to this would be yes. However, since the ultimate appearance of any part of your body is genetically determined, there are variations in appearances of anatomical structures that come in pairs that should be symmetrical. There could be subtle differences in the thickness of your eyebrows as a result. If you are a woman this can be dealt with by eyebrow pencil or plucking. ...Read more