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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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Connection between Celiac Disease and AA

I hope that I'm not overstepping our group, but I have CD and AA so feel that I may have important information relating to their connection…

Started by Eileen Simpson

30 10 hours ago
Reply by youarebeautiful

My hair is almost back!

Hello everyone, I thought I would share my recovery story to reassure those who have recently been diagnosed with AA. In September 2011 I d…

Started by alopecia86

3 11 hours ago
Reply by miskov

NAAF: FDA-approved drug produces near complete hair regrowth

The National Alopecia Areata Foundation congratulates its advisors, Drs. Raphael Clynes (center), Angela Christiano (right) and Julian Mack…

Started by Alopecia World

18 21 hours ago
Reply by katie2313

Alopecia and flaky scalp help?

Hi, I have Androgenous Alopecia and have been losing my hair for as long as my scalp has been flaky... pretty much since I hit puberty.  I'…

Started by Nicola

4 yesterday
Reply by Nicola

Biopsy or blood work

I am interested to know what is best way to diagnosas alopecia ? Biopsy or blood work. Or what is differences between blood work and biopsy…

Started by Mellisa

0 yesterday

For Erin

I'm just checking them out myself, no I haven't bought one I spoke to a rep, and I'm also deciding . Just trying to help

Started by Des

0 yesterday

New drug cancer treatment pill cures alopecia I thought people might like to look at this a Very encouraging read,…

Started by Taz

18 yesterday
Reply by chris for hair

Receding hairline after regrowth?

This is obviously a question for men who have had regrowth. I'm curious if there are any guys who lost all of their hair at an early age, t…

Started by Craig

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Matthew


Does anyone have any more news on this apparent wonder drug that the BBC announced to help reduce hair loss? It seems a little too good to…

Started by Deanna Sweetland

4 on Wednesday
Reply by Cheryl, Co-founder

Diffuse AA finally turning AT, need coping advice

After two years of battling diffuse AA and trying every treatment from  scalp injections to Methotrexate and lastly DCPC, the end result lo…

Started by Starshine

6 on Wednesday
Reply by chris for hair





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