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Had abscess on body, applied castor oil. Now having the bald spot. Cure?

Hi my name is Rachel and I m 17 years old I ve had a few abscess s on my body before but a few weeks ago I grew one on my scalp and it was pretty big, I continually put castor oil on it and after a couple of days it drained out. But now I have a bald spot about the size of a quarter, I don t really see any hair growing. I would like to know if it will grow back and about how long and so on, thank you.
Asked On : Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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welcome to healthcare magic forum
you have scarring alopecia over scalp
due to scar of the abscess skin become devoid of hair root .
it is difficult to have hair growth over it
but its too early to say it
better to consult dermatologist for proper treatment
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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