Hair Transplant – Is It Painful? Will It Cause Any Sort Of Discomfort?

Hair Transplant - Is It Painful? Will It Cause Any Sort Of Discomfort?

The people who are suffering from hair loss problems are heavily relying on hair restoration procedures like hair transplantation. It is because of the high success rates that people are so confident with the taking up of the procedure. Hair transplant in Ludhiana is only carried out when the dermatologists have examined whether the particular candidate is fit for the procedure or not. Because some patients are not able to bear even the little discomfort which ought to be experienced after the procedure. 

Is hair transplantation a painful procedure?

The procedure is performed by keeping the patient under the effect of either local or general anaesthesia. So the patient is not able to feel anything about the procedure. Having said that, we can conclude that hair transplantation is not a painful procedure. 

Is it an inpatient or outpatient procedure?

The nature of the procedure is usually outpatient, which means he can go home the same day the procedure is performed. But once in a while, if a patient encounters a patient who is likely to suffer from little complications, then they do not take any risk and consider making that patient admitted to the hospital. The stay is usually one day. 

When does the patient suffer from the disconcerting conditions after the hair transplantation procedure? 

  • After the hair transplantation procedure, scabs are quite much obvious to get formed on the scalp. For this reason, the patient may experience slight discomfort owing to the itching and urge to pick out the scabs. But make sure you are not picking it because it will contribute to the dislodgement of the hair. 
  • For approximately 3 days, you should not wash your hair. So if you are the one who is habitual of washing your hair daily, then those three days will be difficult for you as you will feel like your hair is immensely dirty. 
  • You will not be allowed to comb your hair for the specified number of days. That is surely a reason for irritation. But these are the necessary precautionary measures that you have to follow at the cost of your comfort. 
  • You will not be allowed to carry out any kind of strenuous activity, because sweating is not a good phenomenon for the hair.
  • You know that alcohol and smoking are restrictions. You should not be consuming either of these before or after the procedure. If you feel a strong urge to consume any of these, then you have to fulfill your desire and that may be a source of trouble for you. To achieve a good thing, you have to bear something bad for it. 
  • If you are habitual of sleeping flat, then for a considerable period you will have to sleep by keeping your head elevated as it will help the blood to flow through the newly transplanted hair. 


So, we can conclude that a little discomfort after the procedure is sure to be experienced and that can be curbed within a period of 7 to 10 days but the nature of the procedure can not be considered painful at all.

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