I want to do a Hair Transplant this summer, does sweating affect the grafts?
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Sweat and hair transplant
It is important to decrease the likelihood of perspiration or sweating after a hair restoration procedure. Accordingly, in the first month following a hair transplant procedure, patients are advised to avoid activities that cause excessive perspiration or sweat. Due to the fact that sweat contains sodium, it may negatively affect the metabolism of the new hair roots. One should always take a shower after excessive perspiration or sweating.
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Sweat and Hair Transplant Grafts
Otherwise, sweat will develop and then evaporate from the surface of the skin.
However, it is nonetheless important to keep your head as clean as possible.
The recipient wounds from your surgery will take between 7-10 days to heal and close. The inserted grafts will then become permanently embedded within the scalp.
During this initial period of time, the head will need to be gently irrigated with a bowl of water. Afterwards, normal showering and bathing can be resumed with regular water pressure and shampooing.
Hair transplant and sweat.
not affect the grafts. Just take it easy for a few days and you will be fine. Good luck!
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