There is great concern about much hyped swelling after hair transplant.Let us understand why is there swelling after hair transplant.
Head skin or scalp lies over the skull bone. As we know that, any kind of injury leads to swelling . On other body parts swelling is not much visible because there is space with in tissues for swelling expansion. On scalp as there is bone beneath , there is no chance for sweeping to expand inside tissues. It has to expand outside. Hence some amount of swelling is very much normal after hair transplant. Usually this swelling disappears by day 6 . Hot fomentation helps to decrease swelling fast. There are few medicine s too which help in reducing swelling.