Children with alopecia (334)

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23 month old just started prednisone

My son was diagnosed with alopecia areta. His hair grew in and fell out in may. We just started prednisone and a topical cream. His hair is…

Started by HeatherLatest Reply

AA triggered by other illness

I just wondered if anyone had their AA begin after another illness. My 5 year old was diagnosed with AA...and this all happened after the m…

Started by Three StayLatest Reply

Alopecia is back......grrrrr

Hi My daughter is 6 and she has Alopecia Areata since she was a baby. Those damn round patches covered her head at 9 months old and now she…

Started by FidgetyLatest Reply

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routine childhood vaccines and the risk of triggering a flare up

My 10 year old has had a couple of good years with minimal hairloss, but he has a few scheduled vaccines in the next year or two. Canadian…

Started by chris_s

4 Aug 29
Reply by SabineTawni

Young boys with alopecia deal with classmates

Young boys with alopecia fighting ignorance and prejudice with education, information and kindness. ❤ Inspirational story posted by Humans…

Started by Fuzzless

1 Jul 20
Reply by HaydenBavin

Toddlers with alopecia

I am just looking for other parents with toddlers who have alopecia.  My son was diagnosed at the age of one.  He is almost 3 now and his h…

Started by LilyPants

2 Nov 9, 2020
Reply by Maggie

6-year-old diagnosed with alopecia universails

My 6 year old son was diagnosed with AU today and I am just wanting to connect with other mothers out there who have children who have lost…

Started by jacobsmommy806

8 Oct 23, 2020
Reply by Maggie

Alopecia areata of only eyebrows and eye lashes

My 9 year old daughter has had hair loss of her eyebrows and eyelashes. She does not have any hair loss on her head or anywhere else on her…

Started by wendy

39 Oct 20, 2020
Reply by Simonrb

13month old with complete hair

Hi. My daughter was just dianosed with Alopecia at Johns Hopkins. She has now lost all her hair and eyebrows and eyelashes. I am so worried…

Started by Monique (Mom)

1 Oct 18, 2020
Reply by Maggie

Hair loss in a 1 year old

Anyone else experience this with their children. It's shedding everywhere and dr said its normal. I am freaking out cause my husband and I…

Started by Michelle

2 Oct 18, 2020
Reply by Maggie

Suitable hat for summer?

My son has traditionally worn a bucket hat in summer (pre-AA) to keep the sun off his head/face, but he's been complaining a lot this year…

Started by chris_s

2 Aug 17, 2020
Reply by andrea mark

"Shreya's Very Own Style" - a children's book about alopecia

I'm so excited to share that after two years of work, my debut children's book, "Shreya's Very Own Style" is now available for pre-order!…

Started by Suhani Parikh

4 Jul 27, 2020
Reply by Suhani Parikh

Need advice on talking to my son's class about alopecia

My 6 year old son started losing his hair at the start of October, and now he's almost completely bald, with just a few eyelashes/eyebrows…

Started by cate

9 Jul 20, 2020
Reply by Suhani Parikh



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