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Response to MADem (Reply #27)

Sun Sep 14, 2014, 03:20 AM

28. Oh, yes. I think that for my sons the fact that they lost their hair

 

so young (one at age 4, the other at age 10) makes a huge difference. Also, I never treated it as a big deal. No hair? Just wear a hat if it's hot or cold. Losing hair in adolescence or adulthood is a totally different proposition.

It would be wonderful if there were a real cure. The fact that my sons probably wouldn't bother to take advantage of it is simply their choice. It would be fabulous for the very many who are unhappy about being bald to have a full head of hair again.

I'll also add, that when someone is in that in-between stage of losing hair but not being bald, and looks as if there's some sort of terrible scalp disease going on, then that's truly dreadful. Both of my sons passed briefly through that stage, and it's not pretty.

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