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Hair loss in a toddler

04/07/2009

Question:

My 3 year old daughter has start having hair loss. I have tried everything. It first started about 4 to 6 months ago. It started to grow but then started coming out again. Is there anything i can do about this situtation.

Answer:

I would begin by discussing your concerns with your daughter's primary care provider who will have access to her entire health history and be able to examine her to help sort the issue out.

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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati