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Bald Spot Head
My nephew constantly picks at his head; he made bald spot, his head feels 'heavy' - what could this be? anything clinically present with head picking?
Fungal infection: Have a doctor do an exam, many causes, infection possible ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bump on my head 3 weeks ago. I scratched it and peeled the scab. Now I have a bald spot my head. How do I get hair growing back on the spot?
Time and patience.: It sounds as though the hair was traumatically removed with the scab. Since you did not have issues prior the scab, it will simply take time and patience to see the hair regrow. Viviscal is a nice over the counter treatment that may speed up the process of hair regrowth in areas such as yours. If the bald spot starts to enlarge, see a doctor. You may have a condition called alopecia aereata. ...Read more
Have a lump where my bald spot onmy head useto be.But i been getting a tingly crawling feeling right there but in the inside.Cause numb left side face?
Please see: Please see a dermatologist for this to be evaluated. You may need a biopsy to see what is causing the bald spot. This may or may not be related to the numbness on your face. That may be a different problem that your primary care doctor can evaluate. Please see someone this could be serious. ...Read more
Only: They you still have good vision. Hair loss is common and almost inevitable in males. In females it can be due to anything from stress to hundreds of physical problems or trauma at the beauty shop or home hair treatments. If it worsens, get evaluated by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Most bald spots on the head are caused by something called alopecia areata, which is a harmless, self-limited condition. But aa doesn't usually burn, so it could be something else that will need a personal examination to determine precisely. I suggest that you see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a bald spot on my head that is round and seems to be getting bigger, also i believe that I have another one forming right above the first one.
Alopecia Areata: From your description, you might have alopecia areata (aa). You should see a dermatologist for evaluation for verification. Aa is an autoimmune disorder. Depending on the extent, your doctor may consider injecting steroid into the affect areas to reduce loss. ...Read more
Noticed 1 quarter sized bald spot on my head. This is the 3rd time in the past 10 years hair grows back. I only get one bald spot not multiple.
My son was born with a bald spot on his head where no hair wants to grow can this be corrected with surgery?
Yes: A small spot may be fixed in a single stage procedure while a large one may require a couple. I would consult with a general or cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more
I can actually see a bald spot on my head, does that mean I am suffering from androgenic alopecia?
Alopecia areata: This is likely to be the cause of a single bald spot. Get someone in the family to look at it and see if there are any single hairs in the bald area that look like the traditional appearance of an exclamation mark---broad top and narrow at growth point. That isdiagnostic. Trouble is, noone knows cause. ...Read more