Childhood Diseases

Posted by: chinks | 2009/07/28


white hair in 2 year old female-indian origin

my daughter is 2 yr 2 months old with Indian origin.i have noticed 2 white hair.we got her hair shaved also but now also again white hair is coming.We indian have black color how come only 2 hair white at this age. she has body weight of 12-13kg.she eats well.doctors say that she is anemic but hemoglobin is not less than 10 in any case.her urine reports are normal.

Expert's Reply



Having one or two grey hairs in a young child is uncommon, but it does occur from time to time. This often runs in families. One report states that it may occur when a child has a deficiency of Vitamin B12. This is unlikley to be the case with your daughter and more likely is that it has occurred before in your family and may have skipped a generation or two.Just cut off these two hairs and keep on doing it if they grow out again.

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