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26 yo. tiny bald spot on head (~5 mm) with very slight pinkish hue. has been there for months. what could be the cause? will it grow back? cyst scar?

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Bald spot : There are several possible causes of a small bald spot including earlier injury, infection or skin condition. In most cases the hair eventually grows back. Or it might be the first sign of a temporary or permanent hair disorder. If the patch enlarges, see a dermatologist for assessment. Find out more at http://dermnetnz.org/hair-nails-sweat/hair-loss.html.

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