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A 22-year-old male asked:

Im 22, i have 4 white patches of hair on my head. each 1 has a tiny spot where the white hair grows. they sometimes itch. no other skin problems atall?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
? vitiligo: It is difficult to know without examining the patches, however, what you described is consistent with vitiligo. See this site for additional information and consult your doctor. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001834/.

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