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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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How long for eyebrow to grow back after shaved by razor by surgeon to suture wound for 4 year old boy as it is now 45 days after injury no growth?

How long for eyebrow to grow back after shaved by razor by surgeon to suture wound for 4 year old boy as it is now 45 days after injury no growth?

Expect a long wait: This may take months or a year or more. As a rule I never shave brows for this reason. Skin in this area can be prepared adequately and heal well without removing the brow. ...Read more

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My 14 year old has one white eyelash and 1 white eyebrow hair - same eye. Both grow longer than the normal hairs. Should we be concerned?

My 14 year old has one white eyelash and 1 white eyebrow hair - same eye. Both grow longer than the normal hairs. Should we be concerned?

Usually OK: An occasional grey or white hair in a young person is usually not a problem. Conditions that can lead to premature gray/white hairs include genetic disposition, vitamin B12 deficiency, thyroid problems, and other rare disorders that usually have other symptoms (vitiligo, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Waardenburg syndrome, ...). Your doctor may want to screen for B12 & thyroid levels, CBC. ...Read more

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How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back? Or grow really slow. They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back? Or grow really slow. They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Need more info: It would help to be able to see you, take a detailed history, physical examination, and may be lab tests to assess the condition. Thyroid deficiency can cause abnormal hair growth. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

Variable: Eyebrows are frequently the last to go with hair damaging chemo. Re-growth is the rule although frequently not as thick as the originals. Your body has to rid itself of the chemo which can take several weeks and then the brows, eyelashes and head hair have a chance at recovery. Be patient but it may take up to six months to know where you will be. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

Days to weeks: The eyebrows grow pretty quickly like other hair follicles. However there have been case reports of the eyebrows never growing back after shaving. I would advise you not to do that again. ...Read more

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How could I make my eyebrows and eyelashes grow longer?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to get longer eyelashes. ...Read more

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How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

Brow hair comeback: Eyebrows like hair on head can be affected by many things. Why did the hair initially fall out in first place? Drugs can be stopped but variable time to clear from system. Simply shaved about 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long do eyelashes and eyebrows take to grow back?

4-6 weeks: Lashes will usually take about 4-6 weeks to grow back fully after they are pulled out, presuming no injury to the hair follicle. Not sure about the eyebrows, but probably about the same. ...Read more

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How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

Depends on your norm: Al eyebrow hair growth cycle and your rate of hair turnover. So, if your eyebrow hair growth is normal, you can expect to see it grow back in a week or two. If your hair is slow growing it may take 3 weeks. So go with YOUR norm, and it should be no problem. Overall, facial hair tends to grow back the fastest. ...Read more

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It's been a month since I plucked my eyebrow for the first time and it still hasn't started growing. How long till it starts to grow back? Answer me!?

It's been a month since I plucked my eyebrow for the first time and it still hasn't started growing. How long till it starts to grow back? Answer me!?

Depend How much you: It depends how frequent and extensive plucking was done.
Because it take out the hair follicle when you pluck it. If you do it occasionally, usually should grow with 2 -3 weeks. It may take a much longer (months) time to grow back if it was done very frequent and too much.
try to rub some baby oil in to your eyebrows after shower it may help for early growth of hairs in this area. ...Read more

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Why does eyebrow hair grow long and course?

Why does eyebrow hair grow long and course?

Different follicles: Eyebrow hair thicker roots, & better anchored. Compared to scalp hair it also stops gowing at a certain length. Follicles are much thicker than other air thus the hair is coarse. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long after stopping chemo do your eyebrows and eyelashes start to grow back?

Can you tell me how long after stopping chemo do your eyebrows and eyelashes start to grow back?

2months: Two months is a typical timing for the brows and lashes to start growing again. Sometimes a little longer. A few unfortunately never grow back. ...Read more

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Does eyebrow hair grow back? How long?

Does eyebrow hair grow back? How long?

Usually: Same as hair on head. Everyone has different phases or time in which their hair grows. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a habit of pulling out my eyebrow hairs and have a small patch where there's no hair on each side. How long will it take to grow back?

Could be permanent: Unfortunately if the follicle has been permanently destroyed. An off label option could be trying restasis which can restart the growth phase of the hair follicle. I have tried this in my chemotherapy patients and have seen some benefit but there are no studies to support it. ...Read more

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Hello? My Eyebrows were shaved half off by my sister... and it is so embarrasing at school, I cry when ever I see my self in the mirror, how long will it take to grow them back and where or what can I do/get to speed up that process?

Hello? My Eyebrows were shaved half off by my sister... and it is so embarrasing at school, I cry when ever I see my self in the mirror, how long will it take to grow them back and where or what can I do/get to speed up that process?

Varies, try evenness: If by "half off" you mean that half of each eyebrow is completely missing, I recommend cutting off each eyebrow entirely, so that both grow in evenly. It will be much less noticeable than a half-eyebrow filling in gradually. As far as speeding up the process, there is nothing likely to help significantly. I would expect it to be much less noticeable in a few weeks, long before fully grown. ...Read more

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Eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound 5 months ago and the hair grow but not thick like before, how long shall I wait for complete grow?

Eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound 5 months ago and the hair grow but not thick like before, how long shall I wait for complete grow?

Eyebrow hair: Growth is often reduced after shaving the hair for procedures like the one you had. Most likely, the brow hair won't naturally grow any more than has already taken place. You can try a product called Latisse (bimatoprost) (I have no financial interest in this). This is usually used to help with eyelash growth but can also promote your eyebrow hair to get thicker as well. ...Read more

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How can you make your eyebrows grow longer? I don't want to spend money on products that don't work. Also, can they grow in areas that don't have hair?

How can you make your eyebrows grow longer? I don't want to spend money on products that don't work. Also, can they grow in areas that don't have hair?

Eyebrow growth: To maximize eyebrow growth, eat balanced diet, have your thyroid checked to ensure normal level, avoid over plucking or waxing, avoid rubbing the area, and consider using Latisse (bimatoprost) once daily. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...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 for eyebrow hair to regrowth after shaved by razor to stitche wound for 4 year old boy?

How long for eyebrow hair to regrowth after shaved by razor to stitche wound for 4 year old boy?

A couple of months: It can take a couple of months for the hair to grow back. If the wound disrupted follicles, that area may not grow back as it was prior to the injury. ...Read more

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I was born with a very light eyebrows and I want to grow them, so I tried putting castor oil it worked, but how long does it take the hair to grow?

I was born with a very light eyebrows and I want to grow them, so I tried putting castor oil it worked, but how long does it take the hair to grow?

Castor oil: Has been proven to grow eyebrows. You can use minoxidil, which is over-the-counter (in the U.S.) to grow your eyebrows. Also Latisse (bimatoprost) will work for this, but you need a prescription for that. ...Read more

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Eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound 2 months ago the hair grow back but not thick as before, does hair back again as usual or not and how long?

Eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch wound 2 months ago the hair grow back but not thick as before, does hair back again as usual or not and how long?

Eyebrow different: Eyebrow hair is different than scalp hair and is very susceptible to scarring. No way to predict how it will grow back. But unlikely to grow back in the stitch line. ...Read more

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Why does one eyebrow hair grow faster than others in old men?

Why does one eyebrow hair grow faster than others in old men?

Normal aging change: It is normal in men for the hair of the eyebrows, ears, and nose to become longer and coarser with age. It is likely that there will be more long eyebrow hairs as a person ages. The exact reason for this is not known, but other normal aging changes include graying, hair loss, and thinning of hair. Much of this is genetically determined and not modifiable by diet, etc. ...Read more

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My 5yr old daughter by mistake shaved her eyebrow half. Does it grow back?

Yes it should: Yes, it should grow back fine. My bigger concern is how she got a hold of sharp device to shave her eyebrow. Please be safe and keep your razors and other sharp objects securely stored. ...Read more

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It now 3 months and half after shaved eyebrow to stitch wound in 4 old boy, the hair grow but not like the other eyebrow and the cut still red raised?

It now 3 months and half after shaved eyebrow to stitch wound in 4 old boy, the hair grow but not like the other eyebrow and the cut still red raised?

Likely healed skin: This is likely healing skin; if you are fairer skinned it will take some time for the natural skin pigment to return. As long as the 'cut' is not painful, draining, or open just continue to monitor healing. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old Haven't had my period in 3 months ¬ice my eyelashes eyebrows fall out and not grow back. I recently lost weight could that be it?

I'm 19 years old Haven't had my period in 3 months &notice my eyelashes eyebrows fall out and not grow back. I recently lost weight could that be it?

Not likely: Have you done a pregnancy test?
Have you lost any hair on your scalp?
Do you have any thryoid medical problems?
Hairs grow and then have periods of rest and no growth.

You should see your doctor or a dermatologist. If the weight loss was not intentional, your doctor should be seen as well. Good luck ...Read more

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How do you grow eye lashes longer?

How do you grow eye lashes longer?

Latisse (bimatoprost) eyelash: Latisse (bimatoprost) can be prescribed to you after a physician counsels you on the advantages and risks. It has a high safety profile and stimulates the hair growth cycle of the eyelashes. Irritation, pigmentation of the skin and pupil could rarely occur. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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How long should you keep a 3 year old awake after they bump their head?

How long should you keep a 3 year old awake after they bump their head?

No specific interval: Different from adults, we do not wake most infants hourly for a day to check for head injury effects. Infants who were not knocked out can be kept in their normal routine with occasional surveillance of their sleeping quality. Recurrent vomiting indicates need for an evaluation. If knocked out, monitor for vomiting or behavior change & seek attention if these occur. ...Read more