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He has large spots on his face like most of the cheek area on one side and about half of that on the other, we just noticed a spot about the size of a quarter on the side of his head.
Does your assumed diagnosis still apply with the additional information? At this rate he will be bald before the end of the year. There is no spots elsewhere on his body as of yet.
I was diagnosed with alopecia areata at the age of nine. I thought that this might be the case but he had no symptoms before this.
I have convinced him to go seek professional help.