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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience in Dermatology
Many things: The bald spot could be alopecia areata. Consult a local dermatologist.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Alopecia areata: This is alopecia areata. The cause is unknown, but a dermatologist can inject a steroid solution into the spot to make the hair grow back faster.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Might: It MIGHT not grow back.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No med: Not a lot of meds for a single bald spot except minoxidil but have it evaluated for a cause of why it happened
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No: It won't help in any way. You didn't really believe this, did you? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
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A member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends: that depends on the condition. you have to be more specific on the origins of the baldness.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Not exactly.: Dht blockers (such as finasteride) will slow down or even reverse balding in men, but localized hair loss (alopecia areata) is not affected by Dht blo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Hair loss: Your hair loss may also be hormone related. See your doctor about getting some blood work done.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Many a times: Alopecia Barbae = Bald spots in bearded areas. See Dermatologist. (Many a times the hair grows back - not all of them. The treatments that help som ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
YOGA: is very unlikely to stop Male Pattern Baldness which is what you are describing sounds like! Speak with your Primary Care or see a DERMATOLOGIST for s ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Genetics...: Generally this type of hair condition is related to genetic predisposition and there is little to do about it. If nobody in your family history has e ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Bauman
25 years experience in Hair Restoration
Eyebrow Loss/Growth: Eyebrow loss can be due to aging, injury, trauma or medical conditions. For most cases of eyebrow loss, an eyebrow transplant is required to restore h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: It is probably alopecia areata which can be treated by a dermatologist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
30 years experience in Cosmetic Surgery
Early Balding: A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name desc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
See an MD: Sounds like alopecia. You should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: The age and hormonal changes that cause head, armpit and chest hair to get grey, also causes pubic hair to turn grey as well.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
42 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Alopecia Areata: This sounds like it might be alopecia areata, which commonly presents as roundish bald patches in the scalp or other areas. This may be an auto-allerg ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Alopecia: It seems like you might have alopecia areata which is a disorder where the immune system destroys the hairs. It can often be successfully treated by y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bald spots: it is important to determine the cause of the bald spots and treat that problem first. For instance, if you have ringworm infection causing bald spots ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Hair Loss vs. Shaved: Yes, if bald from shaving the head. Regrowth is as fast as growth before shaving. No, if bald from hair loss. Pattern baldness is the most common caus ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell: but blackish purplish is not typical of ringworm (tinea) infection . I think you need to check with your doctor if this has been present for more than ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience in Dermatology
Hopefully: As long as fungus has been adequately treated and hair follicles were note scarred, hair should start to grow back after several weeks. Adequate trea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Usuually does: However it may be hard to tell frequent hair coloring.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eberbach
39 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Hair loss: infections can cause hair loss Effective treatment will resolve it. See a dermatologist or family doc.
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