Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Henriette | 2008/09/27

Q.

Alopecia

Hi, Are their any support groups in South Africa for children suffering from Alopecia?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I came across the name of Desiree Phoenix who runs a support group in Midrand. Her phone no. is 011-8044163
If her group is not active any longer, then look up this specific site for children on: www.imakid.org/index/php

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Posted by: Henriette | 2008/09/27

Hi, This is when children have " bald spots" or even loose all of their hair. This can be caused through stress and other related problems. Trauma can also be a big factor.

Reply to Henriette
Posted by: lee | 2008/09/27

Hi,

What exactly is alopecia? I' ve never heard of it...

:-)

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