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Im 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?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Poiliosis

A genetic rarity with patches of hair absent of melanin.
Not a disease state.

In brief: Poiliosis

A genetic rarity with patches of hair absent of melanin.
Not a disease state.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: ? 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/.

In brief: ? 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/.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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