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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…

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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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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

795 4 hours ago
Reply by Nickibee

Did nail pitting occur before or after your alopecia?

Hi there! The reason I'm asking this question is because I started to have light pitting in my fingernails that come and go since around 19…

Started by mus1cx

0 5 hours ago

Does sunlight help growth?

So a friend of mine told me she knew someone who's daughter had alopecia and everyday this lady would have her daughter play in the sun for…

Started by Savcummings_

0 7 hours ago

Tingling sensation in bald patches

Hii everyone. I wanted to know that does anyone of you experience strong tingling or throbbing sensation in the bald patches on your head?…

Started by sakschi

3 9 hours ago
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Insurance denial

I was diagnosed with Alopecia in January and twice now my insurance has denied me to see a dermatologist. They keep saying the Alopecia is…

Started by Nicole Kordie

47 16 hours ago
Reply by Supportive Mom

Scarring alopecia

I have LPP, a scarring alopecia.  I'm not so much afraid to be bald, but of the mess of pits and scars on my scalp.  Thoughts, recommendati…

Started by taralaf

0 yesterday

Total recovery

Hey people, just Your thoughts please On many websites and blogs health professionals say that alopecia lasts for around a year in most pe…

Started by Amr1

25 on Saturday
Reply by Dom

Complete loss after csection and stressful events afterwards

I've recently lost all my hair aftered about 3-1/2 months after my son was born. I have lil strands hanging on which I will cut tomorrow bu…

Started by Jcortez05

1 on Friday
Reply by Merry

News article--is this something?

Everyday after I check Alopecia World, I Google "alopecia" and select "news". I don't know if this is legit and if it's anything, but I cam…

Started by Earthsaver23

0 on Friday

Xeljanz copay card help!!!!

Hi there I rang up to apply for a copay card for xeljanz and the lady told me that I can only apply for a copay card if I get denied from m…

Started by singh

2 Jul 27
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