Hi, I'm a 21 yo female who is in good health. Recently, I noticed a small bald spot on my scalp, which is red, surrounded by flaky skin, and seems to be right about the location where I usually part my hair. There aren't really any symptoms for the spot...it's not itchy or warm. I wonder if it could be fungal infection because I recently got a perm, and the stylist could have used contaminated equipment...but that was a few weeks ago. Could it have manifested now? Also, from my own reading, red bald spots on the scalp can be from ringworm infections? I do go to bed with my hair wet sometimes, and I wonder if the moist environment would have contributed to that. Any input would be very much appreciated. Thanks!
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