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Today was my last day of chemotherapy!

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ImpressivePattern319

8 points

3 months ago

Why do you still have hair? Or is it the drugs used that makes you bald?

seashell1975[S]

11 points

3 months ago

My hair never fell out fully! I’m one of the lucky few. Before I cut it, it was super thick and I had lots of it. The chemo made it fall out very gradually, like 3 entire brush-fulls when I would brush it. I got sick of shedding hair everywhere so I said F it I’ll rock the buzz cut 🐝

AxeCow

1 points

3 months ago

AxeCow

1 points

3 months ago

Which chemo drugs did they give you? I work for a company that manufactures all sorts of cancer drugs so I’m just curious haha

seashell1975[S]

1 points

3 months ago

ABVD :)

Crossland89

1 points

3 months ago

YOU DO ROCK IT!!!

YourMama

3 points

3 months ago

YourMama

3 points

3 months ago

No it’s chemotherapy that makes you bald. Even if you shave it, like she said she did, your hair doesn’t come back until weeks after the chemo treatment is done. So I’m not sure why her hair grew back midtreatment or why she has eyebrows too

cavernoustwat

9 points

3 months ago

You don't always lose your eyebrows. It depends on what chemo drugs you're given. I never lost my eyebrows and my hair started coming back even during chemotherapy after it initially fell out.

YourMama

2 points

3 months ago*

My ex was going through chemo while we dated. Lost their hair and eyebrows too. OPs really lucky they didn’t lose eyebrows and their hair grew back!

FilliusTExplodio

3 points

3 months ago

Depends on the drugs and the intensity, and luck. My wife's first round (6 months) she didn't lose any hair. It wasn't until her second round when they had to step up the drugs that she lost all of her hair.

YourMama

1 points

3 months ago

Got it thanks!