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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…

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

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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 Users...Let's Stay Connected Here in 2016!

Hi Friends-- I want to thank so many for following my discussion link, "My Stanford trial experience, Part 2 (Xeljanz)" throughout the bul…

Started by Susan McAdams

377 16 hours ago
Reply by strawberry

Do alopecians get sick more often?

I've had AA since September, and it recently turned to AU. I am now more sick than I have been in about 10 years! I remember the last time…

Started by Aimee

34 21 hours ago
Reply by Veronicasteele

Online sources for Xeljanz

I was recently put on Xeljanz to combat my AA. As you all know, most insurance will not pay for Xeljanz as it has not been approved by the…

Started by hb4lthr

0 yesterday

Tumeric paste and Tumeric smoothies

Hello all first off let me say I have been battling alopecia totalis for 3 years. I've had alopecia for 5 years in total. I came across a p…

Started by Shanique

14 yesterday
Reply by Shanique

Prevention and Treatment of Alopecia with Quercetin?

Hi all, long-time lurker, first-time poster.  I've been battling alopecia for about 8 years now. It developed when i was 22.  I've made a…

Started by wienchee

2 on Thursday
Reply by Patchy

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

4076 on Thursday
Reply by sadele

Beware of prednisone

I was diagnosed with Alopecia (it first began in the Ophiasis pattern then got better.. Then moved into Areata) over two years ago. When it…

Started by Maddie

30 on Wednesday
Reply by Debbi Fuller

Co-existing conditions

I am wondering how many of us have the same co-existing conditions along with the AA? I have terrible allergies, and a book I was reading d…

Started by Michelle

4 on Wednesday
Reply by Michelle

Birth control pill and hair loss?

Is there any connection between hair loss and hormone therapy? Does anyone know of any studies on this?

Started by Karen Smith

20 on Wednesday
Reply by NHT Delhi

Possible treatment for AA? On today

Started by Ellen

0 on Wednesday





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