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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

Prednisolone?

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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Some regrowth

Hi again,my son lost all of his hair very quickly in september 2013.tried a few different treatments without any success.lately though,he h…

Started by David

5 12 hours ago
Reply by Pam D.

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

447 14 hours ago
Reply by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

Starting Xeljanz, have some questions

So after switching insurance companies,my derm was finally able to get my new insurance to approve Xeljanz for alopecia which is amazing. T…

Started by Starshine

11 23 hours ago
Reply by Anisha

Is there anything that I should avoid doing?

I have alopecia areata barbae and I've read up on what people do for regrowth or how they just accept. But I was wondering, is there anythi…

Started by Rob

0 yesterday

Doxycycline

Has anyone tried this and did it make a difference?  Were there any bad side effects?

Started by Celia

0 on Wednesday

Xeljanz- Update after three months

I have just completed my third month taking Xeljanz. I am on 5mg 2x/day. I have had very promising results to date. Prior to the trial I ha…

Started by Chapstick

17 on Tuesday
Reply by Seahawks Dad

AIP - Diet and Alopecia - My trial

Hello everyone,  I just wanted to start logging my personal journey.  Currently, I am using the Autoimmune protocol/elimination diet. I…

Started by Arun B

27 on Tuesday
Reply by lea

Alopecia after tonsillectomy?

Hey! I'm 17 and was diagnosed with Alopecia Areata in late January of this year. My older sister has Alopecia Universalis. This past summer…

Started by katiej

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Has anyone on here tried the ruxolitinib medication also a JAK inhibitor?

They have began trials in 2013 of August and are ending the trials this year in 2015 of August. Just wondering cause I keep reading on here…

Started by blondfrog

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Male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia ...minoxidil will work?

I have androgenic alopecia.. my maternal grand father had same.. Looking at norwood scale hair loss progression chart , am either at 5 or…

Started by curiousv

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