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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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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

37 yesterday
Reply by Nayeem Unnisa

Cholesterol drug, Vytorin, used for alopecia

My doctor has prescribed Vytorin for my alopecia. We have tried many other medications. Cyclosporine works to cause regrowth, but I always…

Started by Merry

0 yesterday

Berberine supplement

Hi all. I just wanted to let you know my experience taking Berberine which is a herbal supplement which people believe and reports shown th…

Started by Taz

19 yesterday
Reply by Starshine

Has anyone tried a drug called Methotrexate for alopecia and folic acid as well and had a good amount of hair growth with it?

I just took my first dose of Methotrexate yesterday and didn't feel any pain or side effects with it so far. I am on 15mg dose and take it…

Started by blondfrog

6 on Wednesday
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Has anyone tried Cellcept for alopecia areata?

Does anyone have any experience with Cellcept for extensive alopecia areata? I did a search but couldn't find much info. My dermatologist r…

Started by Earthsaver23

1 on Wednesday
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Losing eye lashes

Hello, So for the last few weeks now, I have been losing patches of eye lashes (But only on one eye) Which has really been irritating my ey…

Started by Lizzie

9 on Tuesday
Reply by Capelli di Speranza

Xeljanz (Tofacitnib 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

93 on Monday
Reply by Rose Marie'

Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Hello!  Has anyone's alopecia progressed from sides of head and bang area, receding backwards?  If so, have you had any treatment successes?

Started by Charla S.

9 on Monday
Reply by Deborahhartshorn

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 Becca74

115 on Sunday
Reply by blondfrog

Cosmetics cop says beware of 'hair transplant specialists'

I just read the most interesting thing on, Paula Begoun's website: Before you decide to consult a physician for a hair tra…

Started by rj, Co-founder

2 on Sunday
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