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Child seems to be losing hair on eyebrow area, eyelash, subsided on switching back to earlier shampoo. Could it be any other reason?

My daughter is 7 years old. Few months before we noticed that she is loosing hair in left eyebrow. Last week we found that she is loosing hair from left eyelash . No hair fall from head. We took her to nearby dermatologist. He gave folifast hair tincture and few other vitamin tablets. He said it will take longtime for regrowth of hair and it was due to some viral fever. But she was not treated for any viral fever at any time. We changed her shampoo from Johnson baby to Dove. She had allergic reaction on her forehead only on the day we apply shampoo and lot of hair loss from head. We found that at 4th time that it was because of shampoo and changed back to Johnson baby shampoo. Now she doesnot have any allergy and no hair loss from head. Is it because of same allergy, the eyelids and eyebrow are loosing hair now or any other reason? I am very much worried on this.
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Allergic reaction to shampoos (and hair dyes) manifest with itching, redness of skin and is known as contact dermatitis. Simply losing hair from specific areas (such as eyebrow or eyelash) is not a sign of contact dermatitis (also know as delayed hypersensitivity).
It is also unusual to develop this at this age.

Chemical hypersensitivities are checked using patch tests that must be discussed with your dermatologist or allergist.

Systemic disorders such as thyroid abnormality, lupus (with the screening ANA test), other features such as weight loss or eating disorders (such as anorexia nervosa) need to be considered if they are relevant. Please discuss these with your doctor.
Blood tests such as complete hemogram, VitB12, folate, iron levels, ANA, LFTs, TSH fT4 are minimum investigations to exclude systemic disorders.

I hope that was useful.
Best Wishes.
Answered: Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Sourabh Jaiswal's  Response
well 1st of all it was not a dieases a derma.its a very common in hormonal inbalences.u shold go immedietly a pedatrician n gave some blood tested which hv preffered pedatrician.& stop all the medicines of dermetologist
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