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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…

Started by AshleLatest Reply

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Everyone always thinks I'm going through cancer treatments

Do most of you get approached with questions about what kind of cancer you have just because they see you are bald? It happens to me every…

Started by BLee

40 on Wednesday
Reply by Vanessa

So depressed

I have been battled hairloss since I was 7. My worst episode was my freshman year of HS. I lost almost all my hair my dermatologist put me…

Started by Rose

5 Oct 14
Reply by Rose

In perspective

I always say that no matter how bad you (I) have it, there is always someone dealing with worse Don't get me wrong,I did not post this vide…

Started by Fiona

3 Oct 6
Reply by GardenJess

Need help with coming out

OK got my courage on and made my profile pic on FB a picture of me in a scarf(I have AU). I assed incorrectly that most people knew about m…

Started by Garden Girl

9 Oct 4
Reply by Fiona

When you didn’t believe it would be worse

I have 9 years whit Alopecia Areata. I have ups and downs every month. And it’s ok. Then, last summer I started losing some eyelashes, and…

Started by Janita

22 Oct 4
Reply by BLee

I am not my hair - I am the soul that lives within

I posted this on Facebook the other day and was encouraged to post it here, as well. It's basically my alopecia "coming out" post. Most of…

Started by Suzanne

2 Sep 25
Reply by Suzanne


Hi, I'm a 15 year old girl with alopecia areata. This is going to be my 7th year with it. I would just like someone I can talk to.....? Jus…

Started by Minny Mouse!

5 Sep 15
Reply by Minny Mouse!

How to start over with alopecia

After ending a decade-long relationship I think about dating again and the thought terrifies me. Not only has it been 10+ years since I've…

Started by Rose

3 Sep 8
Reply by Rose Marie'

I need a reality check

I'm a 34 year-old woman who is losing her hair, most likely due to Androgenetic Alopecia, or chronic Telogen (no one really knows). I've do…

Started by LucAlex

7 Sep 7
Reply by Rose Marie'

I need some help trying to define which alopecia I have, and also would like to hear some positive stories

So, I know I have Alopecia, but I'm not really sure which one. I was told that it's areata, but I've been losing hair all over my body. I'v…

Started by Christine Martin

2 Aug 31
Reply by Recovered Alopecian





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