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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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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 on Monday
Reply by VisualBrat

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

284 Oct 15
Reply by Debbi Fuller

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

Advice. Recently discovered bald patches

I just discovered six bold patches, two of which are quite large but can be covered over with my hair. I have an appointment with a dermoto…

Started by Aviva

10 Sep 25
Reply by scarredbeauty

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

8 Sep 24
Reply by Dollhead

Mentally preparing for the fact that I may have to shave my head someday

Hi everyone, So I currently have 3 bald spots, 2 of which I can hide under a headband, but one of the them is on the back of my head which…

Started by femmejuice

10 Sep 22
Reply by Franchesca Bass

First wig... Horribly self conscious

Starting in high school my hair started to thin (could just be coincidence that it was when I started to dye my hair a lot... Plus everyone…

Started by Elise8

6 Sep 21
Reply by Rose

New to this, I need reassurance :(

Hello all, I'm new here, and new to Alopecia too. About 2 weeks ago I noticed a bald spot on the back of my head, went to the doctor who sa…

Started by Gil

1 Sep 18
Reply by Alo-mom

Still losing hair...when will it be over(when will it all fall out?)

I don't have any bald spots, but my hair is thinning drastically and I can see the changes from months ago. I'm just wondering how long it'…

Started by Stars-r-Aligned

6 Aug 25
Reply by strawberry

Alessia Cara writes essay about hair loss in high school Great article from the singer.

Started by Nammer

0 Aug 10





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