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What is the duration of a hair disorder?

The duration of a hair disorder would depend on the type of disorder and the therapy administered. Some disorders can be treated with medications. A few disorders can be resolved by discontinuing the practice that is causing it, or healing the underlying illness. However, some hair disorders will never resolve and will need to be managed for the rest of your life.

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