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    what happens after your hair falls out

    Asked by jet on Saturday, December 17, 2011

    what happens after your hair falls out

    does the new growth keep falling out after each treatment

    5 Answers from the Community

    5 answers
    • mspinkladybug's Avatar

      i stayed bald until treatment was over

      almost 5 years ago
    • jet's Avatar

      thank you....I was wondering if each new growth the next chemo session kills the hair again. I do believe you answered it...darn it.

      almost 5 years ago
    • nancyjac's Avatar

      Depends are how far apart your treatments are, which drugs are being used, and how fast your hair grows normally. But even if there is some regrowth between treatments, it is likely to just be a little fuzz. Most chemo drugs kill fast growing cells and the cells that produce hair are among the fastest. So there could be a little regrowth between treatments, but most likely most of those cells will again be killed off with the next treatment.

      almost 5 years ago
    • ladysuccess' Avatar

      Type your answer here...I went to ACS and told them I needed a wig. I signed a paper that I was taking chemo and got a wig that was so near like my own hair that when I did transition to a wig very few people knew the difference. There are so many options out there, I have friends who even got clown-type wigs and had fun with them...bright red, purple, you name it. Also you can do caps, turbans, I loved bandanas.

      about 4 years ago
    • alivenwell's Avatar

      Chemo is designed to affect fast growing cells like those in hair follicles or cancerous tissue. You may want to research new techniques they are using to retain hair. There was something recent in the news about it.

      about 3 years ago

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