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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

1368 13 hours ago
Reply by Summer2000

My Stanford trial experience, part 2 (Xeljanz)

My first post on this topic got buried somewhere in "Discussion" purgatory, so I am providing an update on my experience as a participant i…

Started by Susan McAdams

83 13 hours ago
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Spots painful?

I was wondering if the spots in alopecia areata are supposed to be pink and inflamed and painful? It's sore and hurts to move my hair in th…

Started by michellelc23

2 yesterday
Reply by Janet

Cortisone injections

I'm going to get cortisone steroid injections and was wondering how effective it is. My alopecia is genetic ,  and I've read that cortisone…

Started by anonymousaa

0 on Thursday

Extremely slow diffuse loss

Hello all, I posted here about two years ago. Since then every single day my head has itched and I've lost hair. I still have one small spo…

Started by JamesLo

4 on Thursday
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Xlejanz in Istanbul - Turkey

Hello Hope every one are ok.... i need a doctor in Istanbul who prescribe Xlejanz. your help is appreciated Sami  

Started by sami

4 on Tuesday
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New York xeljanz

Am travelling to new York to get my Xeljanz however am only there 7 nights staying in manhatten. Just wondering I might need more time so I…

Started by singh

22 Oct 4
Reply by singh

Xeljanz 2 month update: My fiancé's progress

I just wanted to give everyone an update on my fiancé's progress while taking Xeljanz. My fiancé has had alopecia for the past 2 years. Whe…

Started by Giusep

68 Oct 1
Reply by Giusep

Does anyone try 'Hair Up' Treatment by Dr. Shmuel Gonen for Alopecia Areata?

Hi everyone,  I'm suffering alopecia areata which started in few months ago and I still keep losing my hair. Now, my hair is almost droppi…

Started by Kenneth120175

0 Sep 30

Hair regrowth

I am happy to report I've had approximately 1 1/2 inch of hair regrowth since May.  Keep the faith!  Anything is possible.

Started by Mangostein

2 Sep 30
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