A 41-year-old female asked:
What is the pattern of hair loss/thinning if there were a fungal infection on scalp? would the hair be thinning in specific places only?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Why do you ask?: The skin looks different if it is fungal infected.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Could a localized fungal infection be causing hair loss?
4 doctor answers • 15 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: A localized fungal infection can attack the hair fiollicles and cause a patchy hair loss. See your family doctor or dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 5, 2015
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