Scalp Stitches from Sports Injury — Will My Hair Regrow There?

I recently had a sports injury on right above the hair line in the center of my scalp. Six stitches were put in and later removed. it has been over a 2 months now and very little hair growth has occured since the injury. The scar is about an inch long vertically and about 1/4 inch wide. I was wondering if there were any ointments or other treatments other than a hair transplant that I could use to encourage hair growth. Thank you in advance for your timely response.

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Based on what you describe, I doubt hair will grow on the 1″ x 0.25″ scar, and while there are no medications or products that will cause hair growth on this tissue, hair transplanted into the scar will work in most cases. A small scar like what you are describing should not cost a lot to get it fixed. First, I would wait out a period of 6 months before concluding that it is a permanent problem. Without examining you, I can not tell.

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2 thoughts on “Scalp Stitches from Sports Injury — Will My Hair Regrow There?

  1. Sir,
    I am 21 years old boy.I recently got a head injury where a metal plate from a height of about 3 feet hit my head near the centre – I got 7 stitches. The injury length was nearly 2 inches and less than 1/4 inch(difficult to mearure width accirately). My hair are very dense and healthy and normal. But I am really very worried whether there will be growth of hair in that region. So would really wanna know this from you?

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