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A 36-year-old male asked:

A cousin of mine had ringworm/fungus infection on his head resulting in hair loss and bald patches. the infection cleared on its own, he did not visit a doctor or applied any ointment. is it possible to get hair backon those patches? any solution?

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Quite often hair in those scarred down areas does not regrow. See dermatologist for confirmation and poss tx.
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