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hair loss in 7 year old

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  • Posted By: ryansmom
  • May 5, 2008
  • 03:35 AM

hi, my son was diagnosed with alopecia areata about 5 years ago. for the longest time his hair would grow in patches and we were able to cover it. in the fall/winter his hair grew in completely and was thick and coarse. it was beautiful. in january/february, i think when allergy season started where we live, his hair started coming out again. i took him to the doctor because i thought that it might be because of his allergies. they did say that he had allergies, but nothing too major. he no longer has eyebrows and his hair is so thin and patchy that it looks like he has been through chemo. i am not sure what to do. we have tried topical shampoos and "mousse" to help his hair growth but that doesnt seem like its working. other children are teasing him and i am at a loss as to what i should do next. please help! i dont know what to do or who to talk to, a dermatologist, allergist or hair loss expert???? i appreciate any advice that anyone can give to me.

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  • Get some good apple cider vinegar and mix sea salt in in until you have a paste. You put the wet mix on the head. Of course, he will smell like a salad, so wait until he comes home from school. It stimulates the hair follicles. I would take him to an endocrinologist and get all of his glands checked. It could be a fungus of sorts, too, so you could have a dermatologist rule that out. He must be a sensitive child; is he easily stressed? That's enough to make someone loose their hair, too.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies Flag this Response
  • Please research a treatment called NAET - Namudripad Allergy Elimination Techniques. It is a revolutionary, non drug, non invasive technique for diagnosing and actually reversing allergies. This is not a quick fix, and can require up to 20 treatments. But if he has an allergy causing this problem then NAET is the only treatment I am aware of that can reverse this. Please reseach - it is fantastic! A good supplement for hair is Biotin. This may be very helpful for him.Along with the mix that Monsterlove recommends I would add toasted sesame oil - this can also stimulate the hair follicles. Best wishesDOM
    acuann 3080 Replies Flag this Response
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