Is it normal to feel pain after PRP scalp injections?
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Pain after scalp PRP
Lisa Vuich, MD
Soreness after PRP treatment
It is completely normal for soreness after a PRP treatment. You should contact your Doctor if you experience this longer than 3 days. I recommend to take Tylenol in the meantime, that should help.
PRP Scalp Injections and Soreness
It is very common to experience soreness and tenderness at the scalp after PRP injections. The PRP is meant to cause inflammation which can also contribute to the pain post-injections.
I advise my patients not to take any motrin or ibuprofen (NSAIDs) because we want the inflammation with PRP therapy. Be sure to contact your physician's office about this.
Best of luck to you!
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You might inform your doctor and they can add a small amount of lidocaine to your next treatment. Hope this helps. Good luck.
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