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Bald Patches Thalassemia
My son is getting bald patches and he's only 13, does this have anything to do with his thalassemia?
No: I don't know of baldness associated with thalassemia. Some boys begin male pattern baldness in their teens, but if the bald patches are round, sharply demarcated, and are not inflamed or red or swollen, then it's probably something called alopecia areata. If the patches are inflamed, raised, crusty, or oozing, then it's probably an infectious problem. In any case, see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coincidence: Only way to find out is to have your pediatrician take a look. For your own peace of mind make an appointment. ...Read more
Bald patch: I have heard of this before. I suggest you try and see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had alopecia 22yrs ago which i lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?
I have a bald patch on the left side of my head about 3 inches in size, I have allways had it and so does my cousin. What can I do ?
Hi there I'm starting to get 2-3 different bald patches on my head some bigger than others I'm only 25 is this common for people my age?
Genetics: All depends on your genes. If you have other men in your family that are bald or balding then you likely are experiencing male patterned baldness. If you have other associated symptoms might be worth checking your thyroid level as well. Talk to your doctor about your concerns, there are products/procedures/medications that can limit hair loss if you catch it early enough ...Read more
I suddenly have a 1.5" diameter patch of baldness on my head. It may have always been there but I have recently noticed it. Is that ok? I'm scared.
Called alopecia: It is a very common problem. Treatment is simple and almost always successful. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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