Like adults, children can suffer hair loss. You should know that the Trichology offers solutions for most of these hair loss. In some cases the fall is temporary and reversible, in others it may be permanent. A consultation with an expert trained in Trichology will reassure parents and the child. Then we can discuss options and next steps.
CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIATION CRANIAL
Unfortunately cancer also affects young children and they are not immune to the side effects of treatment. In young children following chemotherapy or cranial radiation, hair loss is often inevitable.
During the treatment, the cell division of the hair follicle stops. Hair fall 2-3 weeks later. The fall differs from one child to another and depends on the concentration and duration of treatment. Body skin and scalp also become very sensitive and dry. When oncologists and pivot nurses do not know what to suggest, rather they will do nothing to avoid further sensitize the skin and scalp.
But even without hair, you should wash the head and the body adequately. We often talk about aesthetic solutions to offset the loss of hair during the period of treatment, but we must also pay attention to the health of the scalp and skin.
During treatment, it will keep hydrated and ready scalp to hair regrowth at the end of treatment.
30 days after the end of treatment, it takes care that can stimulate regrowth with amino acids and vitamins.
The key is to be responsive to the needs and craintesde the child, explain in simple words and reassurance.
There are other forms of hair loss affecting children, such as alopecia and trichotillomania.
Trichotillomania is a compulsive urge to pull her hair on the head or other body parts. Often considered an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the person feels pleasure, and stop is even more difficult. he
usually affects children and adolescents, and girls in particular. Very young children are often able to stop more easily.
This disorder can be associated with psychological causes like stress, anxiety or boredom. Trichology, with its holistic approach recommended to consult a specialist such as a dermatologist or a psychotherapist in combination with hair care to reduce inflammation.
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune reaction where the hair falls suddenly to leave a smooth or round patches of skin. In extreme cases, all the hair of the child’s body can fall. The origin is often emotional or psychological.
If the hair grows in most cases, the duration of an episode can vary and relapse may occur as the problem is not resolved. It is essential to be attentive to her child and support.
In each case, your expert Trichology poura recommend appropriate care that will ease your child and take care of her scalp.