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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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Mirena and Hair Loss

Ladies, I have to share with you what I just found out. Last month I had my IUD, Mirena, removed after having it for three years. I lost my…

Started by Erin Brown

88 7 hours ago
Reply by Sonya

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

4154 12 hours ago
Reply by Suzie

Topical ruxolitinib from Dr.King

I have a request for every Dr.King patient: could you inquire about topical ruxolitinib (so not topical tofacitinib/xeljanz) at your next c…

Started by 3ebdie

28 yesterday
Reply by Giovanna Villella

Any alopecia areata success stories?

I am 22 years old and I just found out that I have alopecia areata. I found my first patch in early October and it stayed the same up until…

Started by KailynVengeance

77 on Saturday
Reply by doruntina

Hello to all here in Alopecia World.

Hi to everybody. I've been lurking about here on the site for a little while, so I figured it was time to finally introduce myself and stop…

Started by Rebecca

0 on Friday

Interleukin 2 low dose THE CURE

Hello I am french there is a new treatment the molecule is interlekin 2 in low dose and the drug is aldeslekin it is the professor passeron…

Started by kevin

5 on Thursday
Reply by Return_life

Has anyone gotten insurance to pay for hair prosthesis?

Hello! I have AU since age 20 and am now 32. I have a cranial hair vacuum prosthesis and have NEVER gotten insurance to pay for one hair pi…

Started by denvergal

14 on Wednesday
Reply by George

The contraceptive pill and HRT and FFA

Does anyone know if the contraceptive pill and/or HRT has been implicated in causing/ increasing FFA?

Started by Airam-FFA

0 on Wednesday

Taking a new approach - Integrative Medicine

I went to an appointment today and had 8 yes eight vials of blood drawn for analysis. Doctor is skilled in Integrative Medicine and believe…

Started by mtran2000

10 on Wednesday
Reply by Justin

My Stanford trial experience, part 2 (Xeljanz)

My first post on this topic got buried somewhere in "Discussion" purgatory, so I am providing an update on my experience as a participant i…

Started by Susan McAdams

171 Nov 29
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