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How long does alopecia arreata last on a child?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: Varied

Alopecia areata will usually resolve on its own but the time is quite variable.
The cause is thought to be a virus but it is not known for sure. Be patient almost all will resolve in due time.

In brief: Varied

Alopecia areata will usually resolve on its own but the time is quite variable.
The cause is thought to be a virus but it is not known for sure. Be patient almost all will resolve in due time.
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