Shedding after 1500 FUE

i am 26 male and was diagnosed with Traction alopecia ( caused due to hair tightning around 7 yrs ago and had stabalized once i changed the hair styling method ) and apprx 1500 grafts were placed for correction of hair line and temples. 2 week post op am experiencing heaving shedding all over the scalp.

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If you have hair loss and shedding after surgery you may be experiencing shock hair loss. If you are concerned, contact

If you have hair loss and shedding after surgery you may be experiencing shock hair loss.  If you are concerned, contact you doctor.


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Shedding after hair transplant

You are now 2 weeks and this is the time when shock loss hits. If your doctor put you on finasteride, it would protect you from this (see below)

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