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When Will My Baby Grow Hair
Don't do it: Shaving hair, any kind does not make it grow back faster, this is indeed an old wives tale. But please do not touch the lanugo it will go away and would be afraid of any potential harm to shaving a baby.U only have lanugo once. Embrace it. ...Read more
Puberty: Boys develop facial, axillary and genital hair when they go through puberty. The timing depends on many factors we don't understand including genetics so typically boys will do what their fathers did. However there seems to be a trend toward earlier puberty these days. We do not know why but i suspect some hormonal influences from the foods we eat or our environment. ...Read more
Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. There are a variety of treatments for it, including topical and intralesional corticosteroids as well as some systemic therapies. ...Read more
Healthy hair: Don't know of way to differentially grow hair faster. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more
Propbably: If there is no scarring the eyebrows can grow back. How fast will spend on the cause infection, allergic reaction, severe illness. Infection needs to be treated with internal medications, an allergic reaction can be treated with cream and/ or injections to allow the hair to grow back. Lattice which is intended for the eyelashes can be helpful for eyebrows also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sebum is a type of body oiol- it does not cuase hair growth ...Read more
How come when i don't dye my hair for a while my hair gets oily faster then when it's dyed again my hair will stay clean longer ?
Dyes: Tend to dry out thr skin where the oil glands are. ...Read more
It's the liver!: Hi Sheryl B, Pregnant women experience thousands of symptoms and down through the ages women have had various explanations as to why these things happen. If a pregnant woman has skin itching it is not because of the babies hair, it is most likely that the liver is not able to keep up with some of the demands of pregnancy. ...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
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