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A member asked about a female:

My 11 year old daughter had a small bald spot in her head which we thought was ringworm test was negative. the bald spot has gotten bigger since then.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Possibilities: These can be from traction (hair pulling or eating). They can be from a poorly understood process called alopecia areata or something else. A trip to a dermatologist can help you sort it out.
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