A member asked:

My five year old has alopecia areata. her hair is very thin in patches but not completely gone. she uses a steroid cream. anything else i can do ? tks

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

The condition you described ( alopecia areata) could be inherited or acquired. It might has associations with other conditions. Treatment would be different. Try dermatology consult.

Answered Apr 21, 2016



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