It's day 8 for me. My donor area is still sore. It now feels flaky and I can see that crusts are falling off when I wash my hair. I am feeling a lot better compared to the other day when I was very sore and had a bit of a temperature. My transplanted area still feels a bit numb even though it's day 8. I know they had to give me loads of local. I normally need more local than most (that's another story).
My hair was short in the first place, and they shaved off my whole head. It was close to a number 1 or 2 on the clipper. However, what I find surprising is you can't even tell that hair has been taken out of my donor area unless you look really close.
I suppose I am anxious, like most people who've had HT. I am waiting to see some of the implanted hair grow so I can "believe it works". I have been told not to look at it at all the time. So I am trying to keep busy with work.
It would be a small miracle if I have hair again. I was told I would need 2 procedure. So I can't wait to see the first signs of growth.