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Will the density of hair grow if smoking is stopped?

hey doctor, am 25 years old started smoking when i was 23 years old, my hairs use to be thick and now its so thin and my hair falling alot. i can see my scalp now. i just stopped smoking now as i love my hair and health than smoking ciggrette so can u tell me if i will start seeing my hair getting thicker now as i quit smoking
Thu, 20 Feb 2020
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Hi,

Definitely... Smoking does adversely affects the growth of hairs and their structure of shafts. So, leaving the smoking is a wise decision. I think, you will be benefitted in hair growth annd it’s quality.

Hope this helps.

Dr.Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist
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Will the density of hair grow if smoking is stopped?

Hi, Definitely... Smoking does adversely affects the growth of hairs and their structure of shafts. So, leaving the smoking is a wise decision. I think, you will be benefitted in hair growth annd it’s quality. Hope this helps. Dr.Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist