At some point over the last few days my daughter pulled large clumps of hair out of her head. When her hair is lifted up or back (as in pulling back in pony tail fashion), she has bald patches on the sides of her head. In talking to her she said that she did it a few days ago at night. I asked her if she was feeling sad or scared or something when she did it, she said no. I asked her why she did it and she said she doesn't know. I asked if she was angry about something or feeling bad, she said no. I said were you just bored? She said "yeah, I was just bored." I had a long talk with her, let her know it was not okay to pull her hair out or do anything that will hurt herself. I made her promise she would not pull any more hair out. I am worried about this. Do you think I should make an appointment with her pediatrician? Her great Grandma died Thursday, maybe this has something to do with it?
Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:08 AM on Jan. 20, 2009
Answer by SusieD250 at 12:53 AM on Jan. 20, 2009
Answer by AprilD32 at 4:07 PM on Jan. 20, 2009