Do you think I lost grafts 17 days post op?
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There is no way to truly tell if you lost grafts. If you are concerned it is best to see your doctor for an examination in
Post op hair loss
At 17 days there is not a concern at all of losing the grafts. The case is the same with FUE or FUT grafts. The most critical period is actually the very first few days after surgery. It is then that there is a potential for one to lose grafts. If that does happen it is also usually accompanied by bleeding. At 2 weeks+ after surgery the hairs are just breaking off. The root is actually still intact and below the surface of the skin. Just as stated in your post op info, the hair will start to regrow again in 3-4 months. As a final note, at this time you really shouldn't have any more crusts remaining. You should make sure you are washing your hair every day. At this time you can be a little more aggressive with you hair washing and use your finger tips. Try to work all of those crusts off in the next couple of days. It will help speed up the healing process and look much nicer.
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