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Are hair disorders serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Hair diseases are not serious by themselves. However, a hair disorder can be serious if there is an underlying condition that is causing the problem. Hair disorders can seem serious to the person afflicted with it as it might be life altering, thereby causing emotional grief.

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