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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…

Started by NerdynorrisLatest Reply

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Does age matter?

Hi all, This is my first post, please go easy. I'm 31 years old, and I first noticed a bald patch in Jan 2014 and at first I ignored it thi…

Started by AFlo83

2 10 hours ago
Reply by AFlo83

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

58 yesterday
Reply by deveze marc

Hair growth

Hello i have the alopecia where ALL of my hair including hair on my body has left me. i am completely bald. and have been since the end of…

Started by Soisy

9 yesterday
Reply by Emenemely

Avalon Organics shampoo with tea tree oil

I have been using this every day for a few weeks and don't see much shedding anymore. Now how do I get back the hair I've lost. There was a…

Started by Male pattern

3 on Friday
Reply by Aimee

Alopecia Areata Barbae (Beard hair loss)

I've got Alopecia areata barbae (effects the beard only) started about a year ago. It hasn't gotten any better, I've been treating it with…

Started by JP

15 on Thursday
Reply by daimo

Have you tried Low Light Laser Therapy for FFA?

I have FFA.  It had burned out and I place Derm Match on my areas to conceal the loss of hair almost daily.  Last week I noticed that after…

Started by Betty

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Debs

Eyebrow involvement bad sign?

I am 31 and I was diagnosed with AA in May. I have multiple spots, one big, others smaller and in various stages of loss/growth. Lately I'v…

Started by Katniss

3 on Wednesday
Reply by Dakota

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

109 on Wednesday
Reply by Male pattern

Woman uses steriods for chest infection cure her Alopecia?

I was wondering if anyone has seen this. Apparently, some Woman with AU had a Chest infection and used a steroid and it ended up curing her…

Started by DJ88

3 on Tuesday
Reply by Stressed

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.

8 Sep 15
Reply by Kojack





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