Hair Loss in Children


Hair loss occurs in children too, and contrary to popular belief, it is not extremely rare. Perhaps hard to imagine, however, many children from all around the world suffer from hair loss. The reasons vary.

Doctor checking young kids at the office

Fortunately, no matter how devastating children’s hair problems can be, most of them can be cured. If your child is having any hair problems, encourage them, and seek medical advice and support as soon as possible. There are support groups and institutions available for children’s hair loss. Visit them if you need support.

Kids can also shed hair every day. If you think your child’s hair shedding is excessive, talk to your doctor. Make sure you have the correct diagnosis for your child’s hair loss. An early diagnosis is the first step in the right treatment.


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