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Hair not growing back in the injury site on the head. 2 year old. Will it grow over the years?

hi my son had a mild injure to his head he had it glued back together. my son has long hair the glue went on his hair, a week later when the glue was coming of his head , the glue took of some of his hair. it has been 1 month his hair doesnt seem to be growing. i am not expecting where he cut his head to grow hair, but at least around the cut. how comes after a 1 month i cant see hardly any hair my son is 2 years of age.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Hi , thanks for posting your query

I understand your concern

This hair loss is due to pulling force on the hair in a bid to remove the glue, there is no damage to the hair follicle so the hair will grow back . However the time taken is unpredictable as it varies from person to person,
It may take one or two more months for the hair to grow back

Give your son sufficient levels of iron and protein which may help promote normal hair growth.

Hope this solves your query
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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