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WHAT SIDE EFFECTS ARE THERE AFTER HAVING A PROCEDURE?

WHAT SIDE EFFECTS ARE THERE AFTER HAVING A PROCEDURE?

The first night after the transplant there may be some discomfort that is usually controlled by a pain medication like Tylenol or a mild narcotic. By the next day, most patients feel fine.

Infection and bleeding is rare, but post-op swelling in the forehead may occur in 2 to 3 days and is gone within another 2 to 3 days.

The transplanted hairs fall out over the first few weeks (“transplant shock” like the leaves falling off a transplanted tree). They start to regrow after several months and usually by the eighth or tenth month most of the hairs have come back.

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