Is it Possible to Lose Hair Transplant Grafts Without Bleeding?

April 5th, 2007

Q: Five days after my hair transplant I shampooed, rubbing the transplanted area vigorously using my finger tips and all the scabs fell off. Is it possible I have dislodged some of the grafts even though they didn’t bleed? If there was no bleeding, is it enough to assume all the new transplanted follicles stayed in place??

A: At five days after a hair transplant the grafts are pretty secure, but still can be dislodged.

However, if there was no bleeding, it is unlikely that you lost any grafts.

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Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on April 5th, 2007 at 10:41 am


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