Is it ok to get PRP for Hair Loss if you have higher testosterone levels?

I have had prp done twice. Both times I had a lot of shedding but after a few months my hair grew back thicker and with some wave to it. I had my last treatment done 9 months ago and at the 7 month mark my hair went from thick to a lot thinner. I am wanting to know if you are on steroids for testosterone from your doctor is it bad to get prp for your hair?

Doctor Answers 3

PRP Treatment for Hair Loss

PRP is effective even with higher testosterone levels. We recommend having a thorough consultation with an experienced Hair Transplant Surgery Physician to go over all your options for hair loss. 

Irvine Hair Restoration Surgeon
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PRP and testosterone

Having high testosterone does not preclude you from PRP treatment. It sounds like to me, that you are ready for another treatment. I recommend after the initial 4 treatments that patients get treated again once per year.

Kristin J. Tarbet MD, FACS
Bellevue Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Understanding prp and progesterone for hair loss treatments

This is fine. PRP (platelet rich plasma) is a process using the patient's platelets and growth factors the whole blood. It is processed then reinjected. I also use progesterone injections with great success. I recommend getting a formal evaluation with a hair loss expert to go over best options. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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