Hair loss after transplant

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Hair loss after transplant

Postby chrisb » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:28 am

I had a transplant almost 6 months ago and about 6 weeks ago my hair started to fall out and continues to do so. I have been told it due to me taking Tacrolimus which of course I will have to take for the life of the kidney. Does anyone have experience of this and is it temporary or will it all go and stay gone?
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Re: Hair loss after transplant

Postby wagolynn » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:19 pm

Hi Chrisb,

Have you tried searching the forum?

The search box is at the top of the page just below, "KPG Forum", I would try searching for, 'hair loss', and then maybe, 'hair regrown'.
I seem to remember comments about hair from time to time.

I would also try the drug website there may be some encouraging information there.
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Re: Hair loss after transplant

Postby chrisb » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:15 pm

Thanks
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Re: Hair loss after transplant

Postby sporti » Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:31 am

Hi ChrisB
I had major hair loss. It will improve as they taper down the Cellcept and Prograf. However to try and help the situation here in the USA I use Rogaine and I was also given a topical steroid. Really helped.
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