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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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I have a son of 21 with alopecia, loss of hair, eyebrows and eyelashes. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Started by mom

0 13 hours ago

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

628 22 hours ago
Reply by kimberj

Hokey pokey hair

I have enjoyed this website for a year now. I have AA and maybe male pattern baldness. I'm a 50 year old women and have had this for 16 yea…

Started by LK

0 yesterday

Anyone who is taking Spironolactone and losing sleep? Please help!

Im feeling really desperate here. ANYONE who has AGA and who is also taking spironolactone experiencing frequent urination? It has taken ov…

Started by Dragongirl

0 yesterday

Been on Xeljanz now for 10 Months

Hello - I had sudden onset of AA on my face 4 years ago and it got much worse 18-19 months ago in the winter of 2013.  At that point I bega…

Started by Jason

7 on Sunday
Reply by Kasten

New to alopecia

hey everyone! I am very new to the website - and also to Alopecia. I am 22 years and and just graduated from college (heck yeah!!!) in Marc…

Started by godiswithinhershewillnotfall

1 on Sunday
Reply by carebear42

Please help! Is alopecia contagious?

Hi all, Quick back story, I am 28 with AU, it started when I was 14 and had progressed to AT at 21. I have been away from this forum for ar…

Started by danny

35 on Saturday
Reply by Debbi Fuller

Seeking Advice

Hello, i'm 33 i have had alopecia areate for  over ten years. I'm looking to see a doctor but my medical access is limited so if any one co…

Started by MichaelDedario

0 on Saturday

Xeljanz costs .. need some help

Hello all - I am sure this has been discussed on other forums but I figured I'd start a new one to get a better idea. Is anyone actually ge…

Started by katiegirl

0 on Saturday

Is anyone else not responding to Xeljanz?

,So I am now at 15 weeks on Xeljanz and have only gotten some diffuse vellus on scalp and sporadic tiny vellus elsewhere.  This is very dis…

Started by Starshine

31 on Saturday
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