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should I have a head transplant

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not aware: most hair transplant will use your own hair. Synthetic hair will no grow hence it will be fixed.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Not dense enough: Body hair is usally not dense enough and would look odd if transplanted on the scalp.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Different growth: Body hair can be transplanted to the head, but it grows to a different length and may not look like the scalp hair when it grow out.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Shop around: You can bargain with most of them. Hair trans is a routine procedure with occasional complications such as infection. Many men discover that they look ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Recovery: Recovery time for numbness after follicular unit extraction(FUE) is typically 2-3 months, but in some cases the numbness may persist.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Cut nerve: In harvesting a strip of skin (and slicing it up for transplant) the nerves that innervate the scalp can be cut. They may re grow at a rate of 1mm pe ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Check hormones first: Before you contemplate any costly interventions better if have a hormonal evaluation by dermatologist or endocrionogist to look into any possible medi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Di Saia
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
No.: There need to be healthy hair grafts (usually at the back of the head) to transplant. A completely bald person has no such source.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Dermatologist: Nothing can be said until you are evaluated by a skin specialist. Some even specialize in hair loss and are considered alopecia specialists.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Mac,: Try a dermatologist first. If you have high dht, you will benefit from finasteride. If testosterone high normal, spironolactone. Last, minoxidil.
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