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I'm only a week out from my surgery and obviously haven't seen any signs of Hair loss, but it's something I'm not looking forward to :( when did you start noticing your hair loss?

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Google Telogen Effluvium and WLS for some common stories, info etc.

Its going to vary widely but usually not immediately after surgery, it takes a few weeks to months to manifest, if its going to happen.

Safe Journey!!!

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Google Telogen Effluvium and WLS for some common stories, info etc.
Its going to vary widely but usually not immediately after surgery, it takes a few weeks to months to manifest, if its going to happen.
Safe Journey!!!
Thank you I'll do that!

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My Hair loss started around month three and is still going strong :-( Luckily I have very thick hair.

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Mine started about 2 weeks ago @ 10 weeks after surgery. Getting it chopped off soon. :57_cry:

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Mine started about 2 weeks ago, and 3.5 months out. I have very thin and fine hair as it is, so it doesn't make me happy. Saying that, while I am shedding more, it is more of an annoyance and not enough to make me worry about going bald. I think for many of us, it is something we notice far more than anyone else.

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at about 4mos post op. It sucks, but it stops eventually.

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21 hours ago, ChloeSleeved said:

I'm only a week out from my surgery and obviously haven't seen any signs of Hair loss, but it's something I'm not looking forward to :( when did you start noticing your hair loss?

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Over 4 months out... still no Hair loss. Not everyone has to deal with this for whatever reason. I didn't do much of anything differently than most folks do, I took Biotin for a few months before surgery and I still take it daily. That's really the ONLY thing I did specifically for hair. But others have done the same and had issues. So it's a gamble if it'll even happen to you.

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Mine started around 3 month mark. I was really starting to get worried about the Hair loss. I mean, my hair is already fine and thin. I really can't stand to lose too much without it being kind of noticeable. In the last couple of days, I've noticed less and less coming out after I wash. I'm hoping I've seen the worst of it, I can kind of see my scalp! :51_scream:

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Started at 3 months. I just hit my 6 months post op and I still have Hair loss. Hoping it stops soon.

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Mine started about 3 months, and just seems to have slowed dramatically, and/or stopped, right around 5 months.

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No Hair loss for me (I’m past when it occurs). My nutritionist thought it was because I always exceeded my Protein goal and never missed a supplement.

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About 2 1/2 months out I started losing crap tons of hair. I can run my hand threw my hair and collect several strands, ugh.

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