Why is my head still numb after hair transplant?

How long should my head feel numb after a hair transplant?

But in no time, those sensations disappear and normal nerve response returns. All of these occurrences are quite normal for any surgical procedure. But very rarely, some patients continue feeling numb even six months or longer after the hair restoration. This points to long-term nerve damage.

How long does anesthesia last after hair transplant?

Current hair transplantation techniques require a reliable anesthesia for long periods of time (2 h or more).

How long does it take to look normal after hair transplant?

How Long Before I See Results from My Hair Transplant? While the recovery process and the length of time for optimal results from hair transplantation will vary from patient to patient, most individuals will usually begin to see the initial effects within about four months following the procedure.

Does hair transplant damage nerves?

A doctor makes small incisions on the scalp’s skin. The incision is so tiny that you won’t see it after surgery. So we can say with certainty that hair transplants have nothing to do with your brain.

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Can you lose transplanted hair?

When your hair transplant procedure is done, it will take some time before you can see the results. As the transplanted sections of hair begin to heal, you may notice that you lose even more of your hair for the first few months. Your provider should reassure you that this is normal and to be expected.

Does transplanted hair stay forever?

A hair transplant is long-lasting, so it is considered permanent. It also takes a long time to heal and recover. People who have baldness and excessive hair thinning on their scalp are suitable candidates for a hair transplant.

What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?

What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?

  • bleeding.
  • infection.
  • swelling of the scalp.
  • bruising around the eyes.
  • a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
  • numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
  • itching.

What is the best shampoo to use after a hair transplant?

Avoiding harsh chemicals after an FUE hair transplant

The best shampoo to start with is baby shampoo or a herbal shampoo ie. Aloe Vera. Another option is to use a product with all natural ingredients, for example something that’s vegan friendly.

When will donor area look normal?

On average, it takes 5-7 days for your donor area to heal after your FUE hair transplant. In this blog we will give you some examples of how our patient’s donor area heals after hair transplant surgery and what you need to be aware of.

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When do you look normal after FUE?

Two to three months after surgery:

At this stage, the transplanted hair remains in a normal resting phase. At this point, the patient with FUE usually looks the same as before the surgery. This is also typical.

When will transplanted hair thicken?

There is a considerable increase in density between the 9th to 12th months. During this period, new hair continues to grow and thicken. By the 12th month mark about 80% of the final result will be achieved. The transplanted hairs will have grown and the only phase remaining will be for the rest of the hair to thicken.