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My 7 month old has 2 hairs growing from her back they just

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Hi my 7 month old has 2 brown hairs growing from her back they just appeared out of the blue, a friend of mine told me that they could be a sign of illness as it may be caused by changing hormones... is that true? She is out of sorts but i think she may be cutting teeth... Could it be
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

I think your friend thought that this was due to spina bifida occulta where an abnormal tuft of hair may be seen in the back.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spina-bifida/basics/symptoms/con-20035356

However having 2 hairs growing from her back is normal and does not signify any underlying disease. So this is not true, and this is not a sign of any illness.

Take care.

Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

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