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How long does it take to start growing hair back after radiation therapy?

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Dr. Lawrence Hochman
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Weeks, Months

Some patients have hair regrowth in a few weeks to months.
Others, depending on the area treated may never have hair regrowth.

In brief: Weeks, Months

Some patients have hair regrowth in a few weeks to months.
Others, depending on the area treated may never have hair regrowth.
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
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Dr. Nihal Abdulla
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Varies

It varies depending on the location of the radiation and other therapies; usually have noticed hair recovery in about 2-3 months after completion of therapy unless there has been permanent damage to hair follicles with radiation on scalp;.

In brief: Varies

It varies depending on the location of the radiation and other therapies; usually have noticed hair recovery in about 2-3 months after completion of therapy unless there has been permanent damage to hair follicles with radiation on scalp;.
Dr. Nihal Abdulla
Dr. Nihal Abdulla
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