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My son is getting bald patches and he's only 13, does this have anything to do with his 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 more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


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I have bald patches on my beard?

I have bald patches on my beard?

"Areata Barbae": is a known dermatological condition!!! For further diagnosis/treatment an evaluation by a Board Certified Dermatologist is recommended! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What are some causes of bald patches in beard?

Bald patches: Bald isolated patches in the beard area may sometimes be related to fungal infiltration of the skin. ...Read more

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My child has a bald patch where he bumped his head, is this normal?

My child has a bald patch where he bumped his head, is this normal?

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

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Can hairs be regrown naturally on bald patches at teenage? Plzz help..

Can hairs be regrown naturally on bald patches at teenage? Plzz help..

Sometimes: It depends on the cause of the hair loss. If you had an infection, the hair should grow back after the infection is gone. If the hair has not been returning, you should see your doctor. There are some forms of hair loss which can last for long periods of time. ...Read more

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I had alopecia 22yrs ago which i lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?

I had alopecia 22yrs ago which i lost all my hair, I have discovered I have bald patches appear again?

Alopecia areata: Alopecia areata and alopecia universalis can recur. The body mounts an immune response to the base of the hair follicle, causing the follicle to "turn off." intervention is recommended, which often will include topical or injected steroids. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Alopecia areata: Your dermatologist might have a way to help. Local injection of steroid, cream to irritate/stimulate/inflamme bald spots(called irritant contact dermatitis) or hair transplant all have been tried with some success. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more


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Thalassemia (Definition)

Thalassemia is sever anemia,it ...Read more