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My eyebrows and eyelashes have thinned out considerably two months post chemo. I kept them all through chemo even though I lost all my hair. Has anyone else had this happen? How long before they grow back?

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    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    LoL yes isn't it, but we got through it, now we just have to deal with the rehab of it all!
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  • maria stuccio Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Same thing happened to me. I'm 3 months post and they haven't come back. I thought it might be due to starting tamoxifen. I really miss my eyelashes!
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  • vicki e Profile
    anonymous
    Stage 2B Patient
    I hope yours come back. I went thru treatment almost five years ago with taxotere and cytoxan. My hair, eyebrows, lashes etc did NOT grow back. Hopefully your will....
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  • Alison Smith Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2012
    I am two months out as well & the same scenario . Someone told me this was normal & they come back fast. Isn't chemo fun!!
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  • jan bursky Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I lost my eyelashes on my last cycle of chemo. They were slow in coming back. I started using latisse and the are quite full now. Unfortunately eyebrows are still quie thin. I finished my last chemo in march 2011.
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    • Alison Smith Profile
      anonymous
      Survivor since 2012

      I have wondered about using latisse. Any problems with it?

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    • jan bursky Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      It has worked great. My oncologist said it was fine to use. My lids got a bit darker but I am probably the only one that notices. Good luck

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  • anonymous Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yup, happened to me as well! Started using vitamin e oil at night... Just rub a small amount onto eyebrows and lashes. It helps condition the hair follicles and you will start to notice a difference fairly quickly!
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  • carolyn kirkendoll Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Two years out and it appears mine are gone forever.....
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