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What skin diseases can cause a change of color in the hair follicle in the infected area of the skin?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Autoimmune disease

Autoimmune diseases can change the color of the hair in an inflammed area of skin.

In brief: Autoimmune disease

Autoimmune diseases can change the color of the hair in an inflammed area of skin.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
In terms of infections fungal infections- ring worms, scabies, viral infections such as herpes zoster leave pigmentation. there are quite a few others too.
Dr. George Gataky
Dermatology

In brief: White hair?

It sounds as if you are speaking of a conditon called poliosis, which is a localized patch of white hair on the frontal scalp (forelock), but it can be anywhere on the body and usually occurs in otherwise health people.
But it can be associated with an umber of conditions, some of which are genetic.

In brief: White hair?

It sounds as if you are speaking of a conditon called poliosis, which is a localized patch of white hair on the frontal scalp (forelock), but it can be anywhere on the body and usually occurs in otherwise health people.
But it can be associated with an umber of conditions, some of which are genetic.
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