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    Default I wish BHT were a viable option

    It's so annoying that I'm balding yet I have plenty of body hair which I despise. If only body hair transplants were effective I could kill two birds with one stone.

    It's incredibly frustrating to lose the hair on my head while continuing to grow more body hair that I hate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinningB420 View Post
    It's so annoying that I'm balding yet I have plenty of body hair which I despise. If only body hair transplants were effective I could kill two birds with one stone.

    It's incredibly frustrating to lose the hair on my head while continuing to grow more body hair that I hate.
    how old are you? I don't think many bald people have excessive body hair it's just that compared to a bald scalp it looks like a lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinningB420 View Post
    It's so annoying that I'm balding yet I have plenty of body hair which I despise. If only body hair transplants were effective I could kill two birds with one stone.

    It's incredibly frustrating to lose the hair on my head while continuing to grow more body hair that I hate.
    I thought body hair transplants were being used and are effective. I guess it depends on which doctor you use.

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    I'll be 28 in August. I seemed to inherit my dad's body hair and my mother's fathers balding scalp.

    I'm not like a hair carpet all over my body like my dad but I do have lots of hair everywhere on my body.

    Body hair transplants, from what I've read, are only ok as filler hair and a last resort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2020 View Post
    I don't think many bald people have excessive body hair it's just that compared to a bald scalp it looks like a lot
    I have seen evidence to the contrary. The more bald a man is on top, the more body hair he has. The same hormone (DHT) that triggers MPB into action also triggers body hair to grow thicker. It is a cruel joke of nature. Jeff Foxworthy said it best when he said a man doesn't really loose his hair, it just relocates.

    Sadly this same effect begins to happen to many women after menopause.



    Quote Originally Posted by Lounk61 View Post
    I thought body hair transplants were being used and are effective.
    Body hair transplants do work - but the cosmetic result is often worse than terrible. BHT should only be considered as an absolute last resort in an absolute worst case scenario.

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    Tracy C is that because of the method or the Dr who is doing it. If body hair to scalp transplants were effective it would solve a lot of guys hair loss problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lounk61 View Post
    Tracy C is that because of the method or the Dr who is doing it.
    It's mostly because body hair is exceptionally poor quality donor hair.

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    I know you're right, but what makes body hair poor quality? I'm pretty sure my chest hair is thicker than the hair on the top of my head.

    I also read that the hair gets damaged more easily than donor site hair since the surface you're extracting it from is softer.

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