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A 43-year-old male asked:

Asking for a friend: her 8 year old daughter has alopecia. could this be cured or go away on its own? if not, which specialist is best to see? any best place you could recommend for evaluation/treatment? she is not from the us any clinical trials?

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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
Alopecia could be caused by many things, so it is difficult without evaluating the child to tell you the solution. A dermatologist may be able to help but some family doctors or pediatrician with experience may help by evaluating the child to find more information about what could be causing the alopecia first is important.
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Last updated Feb 14, 2022

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