Discussions By Condition: Hair conditions

Baby with dark patch of hair

Posted In: Hair conditions 0 Replies
  • Posted By: rellorba
  • September 7, 2007
  • 03:49 PM

My 3 month old son has blond hair except for a small patch of dark hair on top of his head. At first I thought it was a bruise but it's been there at least 2 months now. I've pulled back the hair to look at the scalp and the scalp is the same color as the rest so I know it's just the hair.

I'm not really worried about it, just more curious. I'd like to know if it has a name and what causes it. I've read about people having white hair or lighter hair amidst dark hair but never dark hair amidst light. Anyone??

Reply Flag this Discussion
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.
Advertisement

Safe Sex With Hepatitis C

Prevent the spread of the hepatitis C virus.

Preventing Lung Infections

With COPD, it’s important to protect your lungs.

8 Health Dangers of Depression

Unmanaged depression can take a toll on your physical health.

Food Choices for Diabetes

What, when and how much you eat affects your blood sugar.

6 Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis

Ease your way into these stretching and strengthening moves,

Advertisement