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Vitiligo white hair/beard spots, can I remove those spots and do a hair plant for normal color? Is there any solution? I'm 21 y/o vit doesn't spread

Vitiligo white hair/beard spots, can I remove those spots and do a hair plant for normal color? Is there any solution? I'm 21 y/o vit doesn't spread

Unclear: Do you mean that you have pigment loss on your skin at the beard area? If so, it is not possible to remove a depigmented spots. However certain treatment such as UvB-NB phototherapy may help restore pigments for some people. In addition, one needs to rule out an autoimmune process leading to the pigment loss. ...Read more

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Husband has a fixed spot on face where 1 white hair follicle of thread like texture appears which is easy to pull out too. Any idea what this cud be?

Husband has a fixed spot on face where 1 white hair follicle of thread like texture appears which is easy to pull out too. Any idea what this cud be?

In grown hair?: Sounds like this is an in gown hair. If it is troublesome and you can remove the hair, you should do it. Clean the skin week before trying. If this does not work you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Since childhood I have white hair at two spots but now I am 17 yrs old still iam suffering from the probem?

Since childhood I have white hair at two spots but now I am 17 yrs old still iam suffering from the probem?

Permanent: They are either genetic or traumatic, and either is not going to change absent hair dye. How are you "suffering"? It is part of what makes you unique. ...Read more

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I have grown a beard lately and underneath it are painful spots, sebaceous cysts and in groaning hair. What's best to clear them up before I shave it off?

I have grown a beard lately and underneath it are painful spots, sebaceous cysts and in groaning hair. What's best to clear them up before I shave it off?

Beard: I think I would shave the beard off and then I think clean with warm soap and water and this should help the cysts to clear up ...Read more

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I saw white hair in my beard how can we stop it?

I saw white hair in my beard how can we stop it?

Possibly Not.: Whitening of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor ...Read more

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I am getting early white hair on scalp as well as beard. What could be the cause and solution for the same. I am just 25 years old.

I am getting early white hair on scalp as well as beard. What could be the cause and solution for the same. I am just 25 years old.

Genetic: Age at which you acquire gray hair is generally determined by genetics. Long periods of emotional stress can accelerate the process. The only available solutions are stress reduction (or hair dye). Be well! ...Read more

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I have a spot in my scalp that first itched then lost hair and is now growing white hair. The itching has spread. What can I put on it?

I have a spot in my scalp that first itched then lost hair and is now growing white hair. The itching has spread. What can I put on it?

See a Dermatologist: There multiple possible choices of skin challenges that could cause what you're describing. I would strongly suggest that you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm 22, I have 4 white patches of hair on my head. Each 1 has a tiny spot where the white hair grows. They sometimes itch. No other skin problems atall?

I'm 22, I have 4 white patches of hair on my head. Each 1 has a tiny spot where the white hair grows. They sometimes itch. No other skin problems atall?

? vitiligo: It is difficult to know without examining the patches, however, what you described is consistent with vitiligo. See this site for additional information and consult your doctor.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001834/. ...Read more

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Is a white hair growing on one spot of your scalp a sign of a birthmark?

Is a white hair growing on one spot of your scalp a sign of a birthmark?

Possibly: A solitary white patch of hair is called poliosis. It's a descriptive term and isn't necessarily associated with any other condition. Most cases are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown. Some are associated with the loss off color in the underlying scalp (vitiligo), local trauma, or a specific medical condition such as the white forelock in waardenburg's syndrome. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had skin discoloration 5 yrs ago, the discoloration has not spread, itching at time, have a patch of white hair on beard, fungus or vitilago?

I've had skin discoloration 5 yrs ago, the discoloration has not spread, itching at time, have a patch of white hair on beard, fungus or vitilago?

Likely vitiligo: Sounds like you have vitiligo. Fungal infection typically does not change the hair color. Also, it is usually scaly and often itchy. In addition, fungal infection would have changed quite a bit over 5 years. Hope that explains it for you. If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having a bald spot on beard. Is this mean I do have alopecia areata. And also my hair loss have started.?

I am having a bald spot on beard. Is this mean I do have alopecia areata. And also my hair loss have started.?

May be a few things: A bald spot on the beard could be alopecia areata (aa). However, there can be many other causes. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked out. They will be able to tell you easily what is causing the baldness. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Gray hair in my beard at 30? Does that mean ill be prematurely gray?

Gray hair in my beard at 30? Does that mean ill be prematurely gray?

Not necessarily.: It's pretty common for beards to gray faster than scalp hair, but early graying of the beard is not a reliable predictor of early graying of scalp hair. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot a gray hair in my two year old's head?? I am worried.

Is it normal to spot a gray hair in my two year old's head?? I am worried.

Wait and watch: Having a grey hair in 2 years old is not normal, wait and watch if any more grey hair come up. At present just watch. It may happen if there family history of grey hairs at an early age even in small children. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use salicylic acid to remove gray hair in my beard?

I don't think so.: Don't know how salicyclic acid would correct depigmentation of hairs. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use salicylic acid to remove gray hair in my beard?

Can you tell me if I could use salicylic acid to remove gray hair in my beard?

Don't know.: It can be used to treat/control psoriasis &
seborrheic dermatitis. Some people say they apply it to gray hair - but I don't know if it is effective or not. First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- we can't change our genetics. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc, Vit B or other nutritional deficiencies. Vegans are ...Read more

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Will tazorac (tazarotene) help remove remove dark spots on my face? I have small scars from ingrown hairs I've removed in the past.

Will tazorac (tazarotene) help remove remove dark spots on my face? I have small scars from ingrown hairs I've removed in the past.

Its the strongest: Retinoid available. And will help lighten and tighten your skin. BUt it is not a bleach, so while it will help scars (but takes 6 months), you may need to add a lightening agent for dark spots or laser ...Read more

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Av been geting a of spots lately I never use to have any spots? They are appearing all of my body & face and turning into sore I growing hair

Av been geting a of spots lately I never use to have any spots? They are appearing all of my body & face and turning into sore I growing hair

"skin rash": Sorry about your problems. Unfortunately not much can be said without knowing more, seeing a picture and performing an exam. It could be due to an infectious, autoimmune or allergic process; it may be a manifestation of an internal condition. Seeing a family doctor, internist or dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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