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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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Hi - I have Alopecia Universalis and started this medication on August 22, 2014 (7 weeks ago). I take the same dose Dr. King gave Kyle Rhod…

Started by Rose

11 7 hours ago
Reply by Tamer

Steroid shots: how long do the effects last?

hi I was just wondering if you've had shots. how long do the effects last and does the alopecia ever switch back on in those areas +/ does…

Started by jamie

1 8 hours ago
Reply by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

Exclamation point hairs

Hi all! I've been experiencing AA since Nov '13. I've always had very thick curly hair and thank goodness too, since despite all the hair l…

Started by checkert

4 20 hours ago
Reply by twig

Bay Area recommendations?

Does anyone in the Bay Area, CA see a hairless specialist/dermatologist who they would recommend?

Started by Adrian Theopulos

1 yesterday
Reply by JeffreySF

Using Enbrel, Humira, and other immunosuppressants

Good morning everyone, I'm not one for usually contributing to this particular category of discussions, as I don't take any kind of treatm…

Started by kastababy

29 yesterday
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Lash loss

Hi there! So I went to my naturopath and after doing allergy blood tests, he told me that I am allergic to eggs, dairy, beef and garlic. He…

Started by Rattan

3 on Thursday
Reply by tryingtobestrong

Follea wigs

I am seriously considering a Follea wig . Maybe the topper which I think is the Aero. I might consider shaving as I'm tired of my hairloss…

Started by Jmjprincess

0 on Wednesday

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

194 on Wednesday
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In 2008 is when I realized how much hair I have lost. I began to wear a hat and to this day I still wear a hat. I just purchased a top piec…

Started by Nicki

1 on Tuesday
Reply by Aimee

Is it worth getting corticosteroid injections?

I was diagnosed around october 2014 with alopecia,I been using Clobetasol Solution 0.05% and Rogaine for women, and nothing seems to be Hel…

Started by coni

43 on Monday
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