I had a hair transplant three weeks ago and these pimples bother me a great deal and they look horrible as well. What should I do?

This could be mild folliculitis. Go back to your doctor. He will probably want to lance one of these pimples and see if any pus comes out. In any event, a culture of the lanced pimple may yield a positive finding and if it does, then an appropriate antibiotic will be used to treat it.


These pimples could be mild folliculitis.

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Dr. William Rassman is a medical doctor specializing in hair loss. He is also a professional inventor who holds more than 3 dozen patents which have helped to define their respective fields, including that of modern hair loss restoration. For the past 24 years, his curiosity has led to the development and patenting of surgical tools for hair transplantation (16 patents) as well as the implementation of robotics into hair transplantation (now the commercial ARTAS System). On an annual basis, Dr. Rassman presents scientific papers to national and international societies. He continues to contribute to the publishing of text books in the fields of both cardiac medicine and hair science and is the primary author of Hair Loss and Replacement for Dummies. He has been recognized for his contributions nationally. In 2003, he was presented with the most prestigious accolade in the field of hair loss restoration; the Golden Follicle Award. This award is presented annually to the top hair loss surgeons by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is the founder of New Hair Institute where he currently serves as head surgeon.
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