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Have patchy facial hair. Reason?

Good day, I am 22 and can t grow proper facial hair , it s not really patchy it s more like 1 out of every 20 hairs on my chin is long and black the rest are white, same with my mustache . Then I have a random hair here and there where I am suppose to have sideburns. I also don t have any hair on the sides of my mouth only under my lip, chin and above my lips . I use to be an alcoholic in high school and don t go outside much. Any advice would be appreciated as to why most of my hairs don t grow the same length as these black ones that grow pretty fast. I can decide not to shave for a year and the blond hairs will not grow an inch yet the black ones will grow non stop why is this?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hello dear,
patchy hair loss is classically described as alopecia areata.
in this condition the hair bulb are destroyed,
however on treating with steroids the hair can re grow.
please meet a dermatologist and discuss the condition.
thank you
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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