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29 Jul 2010

stress
Good Day
my partner has bald patches on her scalp the size ,little larger than a 5 rand coin,could this be stress related?
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Prema
It could be but it could also be an autoimmune disease alopecia areata. Best to see a dermatologist for this as they may need to give her some cortisone.
Dr Bets
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