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I am approaching the 3 month mark for my surgery and today while washing my hair in the shower I had clumps of hair come out in my hands. Fun fun! Maybe it will show as weight loss on the scale LOL.

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The price we have to pay sometimes for a healthier body is extreme. I'm still pre op myself but, I'm trying to mentally prepare myself for that day.

Sounds like you're right on schedule from what I've heard, and at least you know that it won't last forever. But I commiserate with your loss! Good luck!

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Yes, it lasted from months 3-6 for me. My sprouts are about 1 inch long now so my hair looks funny, especially in the front. It takes a lot of of hairspray to hold them down because they want to stick straight up.

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Hang in there! I hear it doesn't last forever and it will grow back. Make sure you are getting in enough Protein as sometimes that makes it worse. Good luck! I am dreading when I get there...lol

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Ugh. An unwanted side effect. I'm hoping the Biotin I've been taking for a year and will be taking post op will help me avoid it. We shall see.

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I was three months on Wednesday and I'm losing mine too. I have really long hair and it's annoying. And scary. I really like my hair and my husband loves it. I've made peace with it being thinner but I'm hoping I don't have holes or places my scalp shows. I even have nightmares about that. At least it's temporary and it comes back right????

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It does not last forever.. Mine was falling out around 3 months. Got my hair cut short and then I did not notice it so bad. All that hair in the bathroom almost tipped me over. Lol it stopped at about 5 months. Can't even tell I had Hair loss now at 7 months.

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Ok here. I'll give you a visual. The first picture is showing where I lost the most and combed forward to show where the new growth is coming in. The second pic shows how I normally wear it to disguise the thinning. Sometimes I use powder too if it's sticking up and my scalp is showing a lot. This is 8+ months out. I also have PCOS and very VERY fine hair so I didn't have a lot to begin with. But it doesn't bother me too much. It's actually thickening up a bit now.

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I know I'm repeating everything you know but make sure you take your Vitamins &

extra Calcium. I also started taking Biotin and using Nixon Shampoo and conditioner to

help.

http://www.nioxin.com/en-EN/

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I'm getting sleeved on August 31 and my nutritionist and I spoke about this and she recommended 50 mg of Zinc... But I had to also double check with my Endocrinologist to see if it wouldn't interact with my other meds.... She said Biotin is good for getting the hair healthy but the Zinc is what makes it strong at the root... Ask your team and see what they say

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If you take zinc, you have to take it away from Iron. Or it won't absorb

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It has been a month and it is still falling out like crazy. I don't have bald spots but my hair is getting really thin. Will this stop eventually?

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Buy a wig. My Hair loss lasted forever and has never filled in at my hair line. I did everything right.

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Saw my doc today. He said it is not permanent and new growth will begin. He said don't waste money on supplements or shampoos. It will come back on its own. I guess I need to be patient and see.

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Good luck! It has been two years without Hair growth for me. The wig saved my sanity.

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