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Hard pimple under the skin with long thick white roots! What could it be? Held with hait like roots?
Blackhead: It's probably a blackhead (comedo) that had skin grow over it. Not a big deal. Sometimes blackheads get really big and dramatic. Exfoliate to keep this from happening. ...Read more
My brush is full of hair with the white roots attached. I'm thinning because i'm 73 but around a month ago, i notice a lot of hair that comes out.?
Causes: There can be several causes for this. See your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can bumping your head very hard cause hair to grow in white in that spot? I had my hair dyed a week before, but that spot suddenly has white roots.
Not likely to be : from trauma to the head..shouldn't effect the color maybe just the growth itself ...Read more
I am 20 y/o male and I am losing my hair very significantly.It seems like normal alopecia and the roots are white when they fall.Please help me.
Hair loss in 20 yo M: The question is what is the pattern of hair loss? Is it frontal, temporal and vertex like male pattern hair loss? Is there a family history of pattern hair loss? If the hair loss is diffuse from all over the scalp, particularly if all the roots are white, you need an exam by a dermatologist to see if this is another form of hair loss which may be caused by meds, stress, metabolic problems, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pimple on my pubic hair area and they have pus. I don't shave, I do trimming. There are small white dots at the roots of my hair. What's it?
Dorsal Roots: The dorsal roots are a portion of the spinal cord that accept sensory information that will travel up your spinal cord to be perceived in your brain. Receptors sense, and the brain perceives. The spinal cord is part of your central nervous system and carries afferent sensory information though the dorsal columns and dorsal roots and transmits afferent motor information to move your muscles front. ...Read more
See below: Cervical migraine cervicogenic headache occipital neuralgia migraine headache tension type headache brain tumour rheumatoid arthritis cervical myelopathy osteomyelitis paget's disease head lice basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma contact dermatitis herpes zoster cellulitis scalp injury head injury tick bite. ...Read more