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Squaric acid treatments

I am looking for some opinions and insite... A new Derm that I went to see this week at Hershey Medical center here in PA who is a Scalp an…

Started by Becca74Latest Reply


Has anyone here been prescribed and used prednisolone? My dermatologist gave me a prescription for it, saying that she thinks my alopecia a…

Started by EpoLatest Reply

Acne on scalp?

Hello everyone- I'm not currently doing any topical treatments for my very diffuse AA (we are talking all over hair loss of about 50%). Any…

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Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial

I have received a lot of interest from others on here in my involvement with the Xeljanz trials at Yale. I thought it would be nice for ev…

Started by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

335 6 minutes ago
Reply by lara

Question for those with universalis

Has any treatment actually worked for anyone? If so what and how long did it take? Thanks. 

Started by Katie

2 2 hours ago
Reply by Pam D.


Last year I was diagnosed with alopecia. My hair started to come back, but now there is a large missing spot, I'm sick of going to the doc.…

Started by Maddie

1 3 hours ago
Reply by Aimee

Instagram Xeljanz this someone on here??

Came across this account on Instagram documenting someone's progress on Xeljanz. As of today they have been on it for seven weeks and is ha…

Started by Justin

12 18 hours ago
Reply by Shanna

Has anyone used Cortisone cream (Novasone) over a long period?

Hi all, Going by the makers recommendation Novasone should only be used for a short period (4 weeks) my GP has me now on the third month wi…

Started by Mary L

13 19 hours ago
Reply by Mary L

It goes

I have AA and I deal with it the best I can but I get so frustrated as it grows back other areas lose hair,it moves around so much..I have…

Started by natsy

5 19 hours ago
Reply by Mary L

I got my answer!

Hey everyone. I wanted to share my big news with everyone. I'll give you the short story :) I went to a functional medicine doctor this wee…

Started by Michele

4 23 hours ago
Reply by DJ88

Dietary changes halting alopecia areata

Hello, I am new to the site, but wanted to come on and ask if anyone else has had significant success by changing their diet and eliminatin…

Started by Ypsimama

39 on Saturday
Reply by Rach1992


Anyone have lyme and alopecia? If so, how soon after infection did you experience alopecia, does treatment for lyme affect hair fall, etc.…

Started by tryingtobestrong

16 on Friday
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Can AA be brought on by an allergy to dogs?

I bought a border terrier for my children in November 2014 ,all was well until feb when i startted losing my hair in small circles within 4…

Started by pablonitro

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