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How to regrow hair after breast cancer treatment with taxotere?

57 year old caucasian female, no history of hair loss in family or male-pattern baldness
prior to breast cancer treatment with taxotere hair was very thick
three years after treatment with taxotere hair is extremely sparse and will not grow beyond soft downy stage
help please
Wed, 27 Feb 2019
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,

I would recommend you to apply minoxidil 2 per cent lotion on the affected areas of the scalp and take hair supplements like tablet follihair once daily. You need to continue these for 4-5 months to see significant results.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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