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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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Yahoo article : Alopecia and confidence

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

Started by Nammer

1 6 hours ago
Reply by Sweetee104

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 on Saturday
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 on Saturday

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

6 on Friday
Reply by michelle

At what point did you decide to stop treatment for alopecia areata?

When my hair first started falling out I had no clue what was going on, it all happened so fast (hair one month, bald the next) that when I…

Started by JessicaStinkle

45 Mar 18
Reply by None

A decade and still trying to cope

Hi everyone. I am Sakschi from India. I am a second yr college student.  it was October 2005 when I first saw a small patch of baldness on…

Started by sakschi

1 Mar 16
Reply by Manesh (AKA) BiggBaddBoss

They laughed at me

 A lot of people appear to be laughing at my wig.  Men and women.  I like the style.  I look at it from different angles.  I've taken pictu…

Started by youarebeautiful

6 Mar 9
Reply by youarebeautiful

Smile until you believe it

Hey all, I'd love to know what makes you happy? What gets you through the day when things are tough no matter how small. Look forward to…

Started by Michela1986

12 Mar 1
Reply by Michela1986

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

4 Feb 28
Reply by Tallgirl

Shower hair loss anxiety

Hello, My name is Alex and I am 22. I was diagnosed with alopecia areata in September 2014 and have been dealing with all the emotional pai…

Started by alexmorozco

11 Feb 22
Reply by alpine





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