One should know the causes of the bald spot in the beard to get rid of this. If anyone notices bald patches on the beard in one spot or more than one, this hair. Typical first symptoms of alopecia areata are small bald patches. Alopecia areata most often affects the scalp and beard, but may occur on any part of the body with hair. Different areas of the skin may exhibit hair loss and regrowth at the same time.