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What to Do About Swelling in Recipient Area After Hair Transplant?

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FUE Hair Transplant Surgery

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After hair transplant surgery, minor swelling is typical at both the donor and recipient areas.


Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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What to do about swelling after hair transplants?

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Swelling is quite typical after hair transplants and usually lasts less than 1 week.  A medrol dose pack can be used to decrease the swelling as well as ice therapy to the area however, you should ask your hair transplant surgeon for specific post op instructions.

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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