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Are there alternative treatments for pili torti?

As with conventional medicine, alternative treatments have not been discovered for pili torti. There is little that can be done to treat this usually-genetic condition. Other than focusing on gentle hair care and avoiding chemical hair treatments such as dyes, there are no treatments, alternative or otherwise.

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