Normal. This is totally normal and will resolve on its own. It is known as telogen effluvium-which in plain english is hair loss that occurs approximately 3 months after a stressful event such as surgery, weight loss, giving birth or a stressful event. Sometimes people prescribe topical Minoxidil which is over the counter to help it resolve faster. However it will resolve on its own.
38 yo two years after successful bariatric gastric sleeve surgery experiencing rapid hair loss. What do I do?
Think Zn, biotin tsh. Early hair loss after bariatric surgery is temporary and related to diversion of nutrients away from hair. Delayed onset hair loss would warrant extra biotin and zinc. Also ask your doctor to check TSH which assesses thyroid function. Might also check testosterone level. Read more...