Is touching the recipient area on 4th day after FUE a cause for concern?
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Lightly Touching Grafts
If there's no visible sign that anything is wrong, then I doubt you could have messed up any of the grafts. 4 days is a decent amount of time so the grafts shouldn't be overly sensitive to light contact like you described, and at this point it would take a little effort to really cause them damage.
There should be no issue with touching your head or hair after the surgery just as long as you are careful
There should be no issue with touching your head or hair after the surgery just as long as you are careful. If you are concerned, follow up with your doctor.
Touching the recipient area of transplant
If the touch was a gentle touch and there wasn't any bleeding then I suspect everything is fine.
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