Can Reduction Mammaplasty Under General Anaesthesia (6 Hours) Cause Telogen Effluvium?

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Hair Loss After Surgery

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Hair loss after any surgery is common, known as shock loss. Schedule an appointment with your surgeon to discuss this if extreme hair loss continues.

Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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Hair Loss after Surgery

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I agree, any stressor could be the cause of your hair loss and it should most likely grow back.  Be patient.  Follow up with a hair transplant surgeon that you trust if you are not satisfied with the regrowth.  Good luck!

Hannah Vargas, MD
Kansas City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Telogen effluvium

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GeeBee, Anything that stresses your body can cause this. The common ones are childbith,, Illness ,high fever, surgey with general anesthesia. If this is the cause of your hair loss think positively, it will grow back.

Jo Herzog, MD
Birmingham Dermatologist
4.8 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

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