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What could cause bald spots in facial hair?

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Dr. Archibald Miller
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In brief: Fungus

One can contract a skin fungal infection that will cause loss of skin color and occasionally hair. It is usually circular and grows slowly.
It can be treated with oral medicines and lotions.

In brief: Fungus

One can contract a skin fungal infection that will cause loss of skin color and occasionally hair. It is usually circular and grows slowly.
It can be treated with oral medicines and lotions.
Dr. Archibald Miller
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In brief: Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is the most common cause of round bald spots in facial hair. The disorder is oftentimes self limited.
In some cases, a series of topical treatments or local injections can be helpful.

In brief: Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is the most common cause of round bald spots in facial hair. The disorder is oftentimes self limited.
In some cases, a series of topical treatments or local injections can be helpful.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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