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Scrapped head when playing, pain and hair loss in that spot, prescribed script shampoo. Cause for hair loss?

Last week my son was chasing a basketball and while picking the ball up .....he bumped or scraped (i didn t see it) his head on the exterior of our brick house....he briefly complained of pain....i checked the area ...didn t see any immediate swelling or bleeding ..and hadn t complained of it since. A few days ago...i noticed he had a small patch of hair missing in the same spot....that he began scratching . I took him to urgent care thinking it was a ringworm ...she said and i agree looked nothing like a ringworm (didnt and never has had any of the characteristics of one in the four days the hair loss has been present) but didn t explain the hair loss nor itching...he has 2 small lesions in the area....could be from scratching. She gave me script shampoo...i m wondering should I be concerned about the fall and hair loss...could it be more?
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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it might be ring worm of scalp ,presentation is differ from that on skin .
you should continue the shampoo ,it will take time to give result
do not stress much as it may cause hair loss.
or it may be just pressure induced hair loss.
what ever may be the reason ,the hair will be grown again
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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