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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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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

1125 10 hours ago
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Opinion on rheumatologist visit

My son has alopecia universalis (14 years) he is 17 now.His dermatologists referred him to a rheumatologist. We went too the appt. and aske…

Started by Michelle

0 11 hours ago

Xeljanz 2 month update: My fiancé's progress

I just wanted to give everyone an update on my fiancé's progress while taking Xeljanz. My fiancé has had alopecia for the past 2 years. Whe…

Started by Giusep

63 yesterday
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GLUTEN (A Culprit/Factor in Autoimmune Hair Loss)?

After many years of gluten sensitivity (it gave me asthmatic symptoms: coughing non-stop, allergic to all perfumes, cleaning products, etc.…

Started by Xeljanzmiracle

0 yesterday

First Month on Xeljanz: From Totally Bald (AU) to Peach Fuzz!

Hey everyone! IM SO EXCITED!!! I started Xeljanz on July 28th (see my previous discussion called "Starting FREE Xeljanz for AU: My Backgrou…

Started by Xeljanzmiracle

3 yesterday
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The ugly, universalis lesson which must be learned!

One in ten people with Alopecia have Alopecia Universalis. Seven in ten people with Alopecia have Alopecia Areata. The other twenty per cen…

Started by Dom

44 on Wednesday
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Xeljanz: Price/Insurance concerns? Call Xelsource at 1-855 493-5526

Hi, it's Valeri,(Xeljanzmiracle). After reading over 1000 replies on ADML's post, the main concern for those wanting to try Xeljanz seems t…

Started by Xeljanzmiracle

11 on Wednesday
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Female, 19, with severe diffuse thinning and no proper diagnosis, what do I do?

Okay so here's my story: I can't really remember when exactly I started losing hair. I do recall noticing large amounts of hair falling out…

Started by Vadosum

3 on Wednesday
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Newly diagnosed

Hello. My name is Rikki and I am 35 years old, I was first diagnosed with alopecia areata on may 18th of this year. Since then, I have had…

Started by Rikki

1 on Tuesday
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Prednisone ?

Hi, I've been prescribed Dermovate for my alopecia.. but right now I also have prednisone ( oral ) that I take for my eczema. Being that th…

Started by anonymousaa

6 on Sunday
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