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Do i wash my hair before my EEG tomorrow morning?

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Dr. Viraj Lakdawala
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The eeg electrodes will stay put better if you wash your hair.

In brief: Yes

The eeg electrodes will stay put better if you wash your hair.
Dr. Viraj Lakdawala
Dr. Viraj Lakdawala
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The goal is to obtain as good a study as posssible.
One way to help that is to wash your hair. This allows better application of electrodes. Normal hair grease can prevent good contact between the electrodes and the scalp, and lead to artifacts or other difficulties with interpretation.

In brief: Yes

The goal is to obtain as good a study as posssible.
One way to help that is to wash your hair. This allows better application of electrodes. Normal hair grease can prevent good contact between the electrodes and the scalp, and lead to artifacts or other difficulties with interpretation.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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