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How long will it take hair to grow back after chemotherapy?
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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