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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.…

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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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What is your favorite thing about yourself?

I bring this up because Alopecia has definite emotional complications; shame, fear, lack of confidence... you name it. For many people thei…

Started by Finley

2 12 hours ago
Reply by Finley

Recent AA diagnosis

Hello folks, new to the forum as I recently got diagnosed with AA. Someone close to me said around 4 months ago, hey I see a bald spot behi…

Started by n8t

6 on Thursday
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How to accept being ugly

This is going to sound majorly harsh, but hear me out. I feel like the "bald is beautiful" is a lie we tell ourselves and others just to fe…

Started by pippinsgirl

285 Nov 29
Reply by Finley

Trying to cope

Hi I've never been on anything like this before I'm not really sure how it works but I am a 17 year old girl I've had alopeica for 5 years…

Started by Kelljohn

3 Nov 29
Reply by Finley

Should I ?

Hi :) , So i am in Netherlands these days, Doing my research project here. I normally don't like to talk a lot but here people ask me a lot…

Started by Monika

2 Nov 28
Reply by StarShemya

Wigs - I'm conflicted

Let me just preface my post with this-- I love my wigs. I'm gonna humbly brag a little here and say that they're beautiful, and, when compa…

Started by JacquelynTaylor

74 Nov 26
Reply by Debbi Fuller

How Many Here With "Lifelong" AA?

Hi! I'm new here, but not to alopecia. I was wondering how many of you here have had alopecia since childhood/late teens and then well into…

Started by Dollhead

4 Nov 22
Reply by Lizzy

Wigs are ok, bald is ok, and anything in between

I am not sure if this is a rant, or what, but lately I have come into some comments that really really bother me.  I have been wearing wigs…

Started by Cathryn F.

30 Nov 9
Reply by JessicaStinkle

WIGJACKED on the subway in NYC.. Yeah, so, that happened!!! Girl hit me and STOLE my wig, entirely unprovoked.

Have any of you ever had anything like that happen?!  Also, have you ever been rejected for a job because you have a "look" (ie. fake eyebr…

Started by VisualBrat

3 Oct 24
Reply by VisualBrat

I have alopecia ophiasis

So I have had the Ophiasis pattern for almost a year now and my entire back of my head is gone and now above my ears is falling out. I have…

Started by MatthewN97

7 Sep 30
Reply by Linda





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