A 40-year-old male asked:
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5 months ago i discovered a 1/2"x 1/2" bald patch in my facial hair growth. it went away. 3 month ago i appeared in my r temple. is this normal?

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Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: A temporary bald patch which regrows on its own can be due to skin irritation, stress, a fungal infection on the skin, or many other things. If this new patch regrows and doesn't otherwise bother you (no itching, flaking, pain, other symptoms), it's fine to just watch and do nothing, but if you start having any other symptoms or if the patches get bigger or don't go away, check with dermatologist.
Answered on Oct 3, 2017
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