Hair Loss

Causes of Patchy Baldness

Trichotillomania:
Trichotillomania:

Trichotillomania is a behavioral disorder that involves a compulsive urge to pull out one’s own hair, resulting in noticeable bald patches Eyebrows, eyelashes and the scalp are some of the most common affected areas.

Alopecia Areata:
Alopecia Areata:

Alopecia area is another common kind of hair loss, which can result in smooth, circular bald patches. It can also affect other hair-bearing areas such as eyebrows, eyelashes, armpits and scalp. This condition is usually linked to genetic factors or heredity.

Traction Alopecia:
Traction Alopecia:

Traction alopecia is also one of the most common causes of patchy baldness. Prolonged stress or pressure on the follicles can cause hair to fall out from the scalp.

Tinea Capitis:
Tinea Capitis:

Tinea capitis, also known as scalp ringworm, is caused by fungal infection. This hair loss condition can be treated by using an anti-fungal cream or shampoo in combination with some oral anti-fungals to fight against the fungus that causes hair loss.

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