Are tiny thin bald dots on shaved scalp dead follicles?
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Removal of man bun
There are a few issues to be aware of here. First, the experienced in the barbershop will not have caused permanent hair loss. Pulling on hair can cause traction alopecia but that is temporary if any ripping and pulling of hairs occurred. Anything your barber did will grow back. However, the actual wearing of the man bun can cause hair loss. And many men over the years of wearing certain hairstyles forget that they were actually devleoping another hair condition all along without noticing. The most common of such conditions is male pattern balding. In summary, pulling of hair at the barber over a 20-50 minute period can lead to temporary hair loss, yes- but that will grow back. If you are worried about other causes see a dermatologist. At this point one can't realy tell what will grow out but by comparing the "shaved look" now with what things look like in 3-4 weeks it will be pretty clear.
Examination of schalp
Most hair doctors have hand microscopes which they can use on your scalp to answer the questions you asked about
Tiny spots without hair; ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS NJ
In my opinion, you should see a hair loss specialist. They will examine your scalp with either a dermatoscope, foliscope, other magnification or phototrichogram and possibly a biopsy . The goal is to assess the status of your follicular units and develop a treatment plan.
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