A 26-year-old female asked about a member:
my bf has a perfect bald circle maybe 3-4 in diameter. will not grow hair back in that spot. any ideas on what it could be?
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Bald: More often than not the bald spot is very common in men, particularly as they age, even from about 25 on. A dermatologist would be the right person to address.
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Patchy alopecia: That particular small area has damaged hair follicle. If more areas develop may need work up for diseases that could cause alopecia or medications.
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Dermatology 57 years experience
Alopecia areata: Will grow back in time. May be many months. Avoid rubbing too much. Can try minoxidil. Clobetasol gel (prescription) may help. No reliable therapy but will recover in time.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2014
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