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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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So sad...

I was officially diagnosed this week. I knew what it was, but hearing the words hurt so badly. My dermatologist seems to have such high hop…

Started by Lo

3 42 minutes ago
Reply by Cheyenne

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…

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This is too cool not to share

Love this!! Sums up my journey so well. Love to you all xx

Started by Andrea

2 Jan 25
Reply by Lori-akaMimi

At what point do you REALLY start to accept it?

I discovered my first spot just under a month ago. It grew large, fast. I shaved the underneath of my hair. The a week later I discovered a…

Started by Aly

51 Jan 22
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I've been dealing with this problem for as long as I can remember. When I was younger my bald spots were easier to hide, but as I've grown…

Started by ettab

1 Jan 20
Reply by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

23 years with Alopecia Universalis

Hello. My name is Aaron and i'm fairly new to this site. I made an account last year, yet this is the first time I've logged on since. I sp…

Started by aaron

5 Jan 15
Reply by ossy201

At what point

This is my second bout. The first time: 20 yrs. ago when in Nursing School, it all fell out in 4 weeks. Grew right back with no treatment.…

Started by Turtlduv

1 Jan 11
Reply by Pam D.

Two months turned my world around

This is my first post on this site. My journey here began two months ago. A little about me, I am a 32year old woman, from Canada and 9 mon…

Started by Amp81

4 Jan 4
Reply by Aly

Please help me help my 14 year old son

My name is Melissa and my 14 year old son, Jacob, was diagnosed at age 10 with AA. He's received steroid injections every 8-12 weeks for ab…

Started by Missklat

0 Jan 4

Been on this site for about 2 weeks and feel guilty about my hair loss

I see all the people here and many have lost all their hair and I have only lost about half of my hair. I feel guilty for complaining about…

Started by itzmejudy

4 Jan 4
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