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White patches on the chin with no hair growth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hi..I have small white or light colored patches in my face where hair does not grow...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
since when this has developed?
User :  
Sometimes or very rarely, they get itchy..
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location, occupation
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
More than 10 years...they dont spread..
Doctor :  
ok
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are you taking any medications?
User :   The issue is purely aesthetic, as the most promonnet is ion the left chin.

User :  
no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   So they hair does not grow symmetric on the left side as right side..

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is the growth of hair normal?
User :  
I am 27
Doctor :  
on both sides?
User :  
No only one side of the chin
Doctor :  
is the color of hair normal on both sides?
User :   If I grow beard, it will grow well only on the right side, as I have this patch on the left side
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
Yes the color of the hair is normal
Doctor :  
i will recommend you to get this examined by a dermatologist
User :  
OK
Doctor :  
there are injections available to help growth of hair in
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patches where it is not there
Doctor :   so the dermatologist will help you by
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first assessing what is the problem

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and if required,
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will give that injections in a chain of sittings involving 5-6 visits
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