What You Need To Know About Hair Transplant Infection
A common question and concern from many people before they get their hair transplant is regarding infection. Bacteria and fungi are common organisms that can enter the body, multiply and cause infection. The chances of getting an infection from a hair transplant is around 1% and can be reduced even lower if you follow our post-operation guidance and advice. Poor hygiene and living/working in unsanitary conditions are the prime cause of infection after a hair transplant. This is why it is extremely important that you follow the guidance given by your surgeon.
Bacteria, fungi, and viruses are everywhere. The COVID-19 situation will have made everyone well aware of the importance of personal hygiene to stop the spread of viruses, infections, and the like.
Are Hair Transplant Infections Common?
As mentioned above, the likelihood of getting an infection after a hair transplant is extremely low, (around 1%). The advancements in modern hair transplant methodology have made the procedure much less invasive than older techniques such as FUT. We only work with world-class surgeons and award-winning hospitals. You can rest assured that your hair transplant procedure will take place in extremely sanitised and professional facilities.
Signs Of Hair Transplant Infection
The typical signs of infection from a hair transplant are redness, swelling, itchiness, and discomfort. These side-effects are normal after a couple of days following your procedure, however, if they continue to appear after a week or get worse, immediately contact your surgeon.
Causes Of Hair Transplant Infection
Prevention And Treatment
To prevent hair transplant infections, it is essential that your procedure takes place in a well-sanitized and clean environment. The next step is aftercare and personal hygiene. If these two elements are covered and practiced well, then you should not have to worry about getting an infection.
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In the United Kingdom and Europe – most people find it difficult to afford professional healthcare and cosmetic treatments. We offer lifetime guarantee hair transplants based here in Turkey. We work with award-winning clinics and the top surgeons in the country.