Hi there when my daughters hair is shedding there is like a stubble left there like the hair has been broken off, then it goes shiney smooth in a while not sure how long. When it is regrowing there are fine tiny blond hairs really smooth like baby hair.
My 8-year-old son lost his hair for the first time about 6 months ago. He was completely bald but now has the baby-fine white hair over most of his scalp. When people talk about "regrowth" is this what they mean or does this "peach fuzz" eventually turn into hair. We are preparing him for the worst but hoping for the best. Ironically, it appears that he's now losing his eye brows despite the new growth on his head. Is this common?
When my 11 yr old lost his hair it looked like he got a bad hair cut -- no areas were baby-bottom smooth he always had stubble as we call it -- he has had constant regrowth and at one point thought "it" was over -- but it started shedding again - I like that description because that is what my son's looks like. Two weeks ago he woke up and had no eyebrows and his eye lashes looked like they were shortened with scissors. I don't know what common is, does anybody? But Owen, my son, had the stubble in the loss areas and full hair growth on most of his head when his eyebrows fell out. Thankfully his eyebrows are growing back in now and his lashes look a little longer. Hope this helps.
my son is four and started losing his hair at about 3 1/2, first patches then didnt take long for it all to be gone, and it is shinny and smooth especially when he washes it, he lost his eye brows and eyelashes too, but they came back earlier this year and he still has them, thankfully.
he is so good about having alopecia, I am the one who cries , he says its okay mummy I am still the same old lucas, I will get my hair back one day, how do I tell him that ,that may not happen , we been told by specialists that because of his age and the extent of loss he has less than a 5% chance of getting his hair back.
Just wanted to add a little something here. The stubble that I believe you are talking about is what is known as exclamation hairs. They are hairs that start to grow then alopecia pushed them into a resting state they stop growing and fall out but can feel like stubble.
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