PRP for hair loss. This video answers your top questions on PRP treatment, such as how does platelet rich plasma or PRP work for hair loss? Does PRP stop hair loss and what is the prp hair treatment success rate?
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What is PRP?
PRP stands for “Platelet-rich plasma” which is given as an injection for hair loss
How should you take it?
PRP is given as a series of injections. Most patients require three treatments that are spaced 4–6 weeks apart, with maintenance injections every 6 months.
Can you take other medicines?
Tell your pharmacist or doctor about all medicines or treatments that you may be taking, including vitamins, herbal products (e.g. St John’s wort) or recreational drugs. Injections may not be given if you are taking blood thinner medications.
What side effects might you notice?
– mild pain at the scalp injection site
– scalp tenderness
– a headache
– temporary bleeding at the injection site
Will I still be able to drive?
Do not drive or use machinery if you experience any side effects that may make it difficult to do so, such as dizziness.
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