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Hair loss, F- derm said telogen effluvium- bloodwork ok, no other med probs, no fam history of hair loss-no fungal infection. How long can it last?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Ask the derm

The DR who determined you have telogen effluvium should discuss it in detail.
Be sure she answers all your questions. What is the specific cause of your problem? There are many possible. This is very important. Typical telogen lasts about 3 months. If present less than 6 months it is acute. If over 6 months it is chronic. The circumstances causing it determine the duration.

In brief: Ask the derm

The DR who determined you have telogen effluvium should discuss it in detail.
Be sure she answers all your questions. What is the specific cause of your problem? There are many possible. This is very important. Typical telogen lasts about 3 months. If present less than 6 months it is acute. If over 6 months it is chronic. The circumstances causing it determine the duration.
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