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Stubble Head


Strange question. I had my head shaved 2 weeks after my first TC-H chemo when my hair started falling out in clumps. I’ve had 2 more treatments since and my hair “stubble” is still just like it was after clipping. Stubbly, prickly, pulling my scarves all over my head.
Is this normal? Will this stubble eventually fall out completely?


  • melbo
    melbo Member Posts: 266

    I don’t know that any two people react the exact same way — so I think “normal” is relative. In my case, I had my first treatment 8 August, shaved my head 23 August, and the next picture I saved was from 18 September and my head was smooth and shiny. I did switch to a silk pillow case for chemo though, just to help reduce friction when I slept.

    hopefully others check in with their experience, but I wouldn’t worry too much about it. Good luck.