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My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by SugarLatest Reply

Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

Started by LilacLatest Reply

New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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Emotional stress

Hello there,  I'd like to hear from you how you are coping with the emotional stress linked to alopecia. What I mean is: I have realized ho…

Started by Nat

5 yesterday
Reply by Leif Rautenbach Bridgman

Wanting the obsession to end

Hi, I have what is likely chronic telogen effluvium (as I have had it for far longer than 6 months now). I really want to stop thinking abo…

Started by alpine

5 Apr 20
Reply by Feedingsparrows


I'm just having one of those cruddy days. I've been dealing with alopecia for almost my whole life, almost 30 full years.  It's just like,…

Started by ErikaJane23

1 Apr 19
Reply by Aimee

What if people find out?

Hey there! I am a fifteen year old girl with what looks to be the beginnings of AU. I have had AA for close to three months now, and it hon…

Started by Livkerp

9 Apr 15
Reply by Pam

My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by Sugar

5 Apr 12
Reply by Holly

Newly diagnosed. Beyond scared!

Hello all! I have been lurking on here since I got diagnosed which was a couple weeks ago, was very hopeful about my patches and wasn't gon…

Started by Drangel61

4 Apr 9
Reply by Drangel61

Newly diagnosed. Advice?

I found out on March 30, 2015, that I have Alopecia.  I wish I would have gone to the dermatologist sooner to find this out, but I kept on…

Started by Laurel Elise

1 Apr 2
Reply by OneBaldMother

Yahoo article : Alopecia and confidence

Great read, I'm curious if Christa is part of AW

Started by Nammer

3 Apr 1
Reply by NorthernFirepower

I don't want to be alone - my story from hair to here

After about 6-7 years, my alopecia got worse where I cannot wear my own hair. I am African American and I have been natural for about 10 ye…

Started by VenusDiva

2 Mar 28
Reply by Leecee15

Just got diagnosed with Areata Alopecia

I don't even know where to begin. I have dreadlocks, (locs) down my back with one side and back shaved. I always knew the top of my head wa…

Started by Leecee15

0 Mar 28





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