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Does EVERYONE experience hair loss after WLS??



Hair Loss??  

12 members have voted

  1. 1. 6 month's and longer Post-op...Have you experienced "Hair Loss"??

  2. 2. If so, at what point did you start noticing the loss?

    • 0-3 month's Post-op
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    • 3-6 month's Post-op
    • 6-9 month's Post-op
    • 9-12 month's Post-op
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  3. 3. How long did it last?

    • 1-3 month's
    • 3-6 month's
    • 6-9 month's
    • 9-12 month's
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    • Still losing...


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Well, I'm only 7 months, and I first noticed it around 3.5 months. It hasn't stopped yet. So I clicked 3-6 months for how long it lasted because there isn't a choice for STILL LOSING hair. :D

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Well, I'm only 7 months, and I first noticed it around 3.5 months. It hasn't stopped yet. So I clicked 3-6 months for how long it lasted because there isn't a choice for STILL LOSING hair. :D

Oops! Sorry...added it on. Thanks for playing!! :unsure:

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Yep, I lost it in buckets (well, it seemed like it) and right around the 8th month it slowed down and I'm shedding at a normal rate now, I think. :)

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I haven't had surgery yet, but I was told by my surgeon that it is a lack of protien I am not sure what type of diet your doctor has you on I would talk to them about it.

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Actually, it's due to two things -- the anesthesia and the rapid weight loss -- almost everyone who has had weight loss surgery has had SOME amount of Hair loss -- I don't believe I have seen anyone who has not.

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Most hair loss starts around the 3rd month post op. . . .

I'm 4 months out now and someone needs to get Kim Zolciak on the phone because before it's all said & done I think I'm gonna need one of her wigs. This surgery is gonna swipe me bald headed I swear. :rolleyes:

All silliness aside, I've only started the Hair loss in the last couple of weeks. I don't think anything we do can stop it. When I went to get my hair cut a couple months ago, the girl who cut my hair was like "ya... it IS going to happen". I've done all of that.. kept my Protein good, Biotin, even the olive oil & doing good on Vitamins... nothing. I think the best we can hope for is sales on floppy hats & bandanas and a new head of hair to go with our new bodies.

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I will be 6 months post op on June 17th and this past month was my worst month on loosing hair :( in the shower chunks of hair fall, when i coumb more come out, every morning on my pillow also so much hair, im getting depressed :unsure: , when will this stop and what can i take to make it stop :( I knew i would have Hair loss post op BUT NEVER thought it would be like this...

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