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What Causes Random Bald Spots
Alopecia areata: Alopecia aerata can cause smooth bald spots on the head. This is an inflammation which cause the hair to stop growing underneath the skin. This can occur after an emotional upset and is treatable with small injections of dilute cortisone to stimulate hair growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dandruff shampoo: In a baby with cradle cap, don't be afraid to shampoo the hair with a dandruff shampoo such as selsun blue, and use a brush to brush out the flakes and scales from the soft spot. You can hurt the baby that way! after they are gone, and with continued shampoo, the scalp will be healthy again and hair will start growing. ...Read more
I am loosing so much hair I have bald spots, I do use a flat iron on my hair everyday can this be the cause and what can I do ?
See a dermatologist: Hair loss, especially defined areas of bald spots requires expert evaluation. Round patches of hair loss may be alopecia areata (where the body is attacking the hair follicles leading to hair loss). Other lab studies may be needed including: thyroid studies, rulling out anemia and lupus. Bottom line, you need a medical evaluation. ...Read more
I'm losing hair in the front part of my head I noticed two bald spots what is this caused by please help I'm really scared?
My babygirl is born with bald spots on both sides of her forehead will her hair grow on this spots? Am worried cause her daddy has the same bald spots
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