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Wig for sports, surfing and swimming

Hey there, this is only my first proper post, so sorry, but its gonna be long :) I started wearing wigs about 2.5 years ago. Starting off f…

Started by MissFifi in Wigs, eyebrows, hair pieces, fashionLatest Reply

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 Becca74 in Symptoms, treatment options, researchLatest Reply

Yes, you can!

You Can Do It! We are all on this forum for one reason... most people visiting here are just learning about "alopecia" and I have to say, t…

Started by Leonore in Just for fun, inspirational, motivationalLatest Reply

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Two bald circles under my chin beard

Hello, I discovered I had two circles under my chin beard June 2017 from there I started to really take care of my self and I am now starti…

Started by War in Symptoms, treatment options, research

0 11 hours ago

There still is hope

A while ago i posted a thread asking if there is still hope. I was quickly losing all of my hair, and within about two months, about 65-70%…

Started by ac in Symptoms, treatment options, research

1 5 hours ago
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Xeljanz and scary side effects

I have AU (used to be AA but has progressed into AU within just the last few months), and my doctor wants me to consider Xeljanz.  I read…

Started by gldean1988 in Symptoms, treatment options, research

6 on Friday
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Wearing a Wig while playing sports

Hi my 14 year old daughter has alopecia and right now still has some hair and is ok with it - but I do not think it is going to last much l…

Started by kspeicher in Wigs, eyebrows, hair pieces, fashion

1 on Friday
Reply by Alo-mom

Xeljanz and methotrexate together to improve efficacy

Anyone try methotrexate at the same time as xeljanz? Starting xeljanz end of Jan and planning on staying on methotrexate

Started by Kdh in Symptoms, treatment options, research

8 on Sunday
Reply by Sad1995

need help preparing for Medical review with insurance so they will allow Xeljanz

Hi- I am new to site, but have been reading posts for a while.  Wondering if anyone has advice on how to prepare for review meeting with in…

Started by Lesley in Symptoms, treatment options, research

0 Dec 4

Does it ever stop...alopecia Areata

Back story: Realised hair loss in April 2016. Several drs told me “it happens, stop worrying”. I cried, I cried a lot, I worried a lot more…

Started by Lee13 in Acceptance and coping

1 Dec 6
Reply by Alo-mom

Help do I have alopecia areata/universalis?

I noticed 3 years ago my facial hair was not growing as thick as it usually dues with the follicles much thinner in general but it has gene…

Started by Chris90 in Symptoms, treatment options, research

1 Dec 6
Reply by Alo-mom

Views of my child

Don't really know what category to put this in... I have alopecia universalis. I have two kids. About a year ago, I was watching some movie…

Started by George in Just for fun, inspirational, motivational

0 Dec 1

Alopecia Areata newbie.

Hey guys, I have very recently found out that I have alopecia areata. I am 21 (22 on the 20th of December yay), and honestly I am finding…

Started by GemmaB in Acceptance and coping

2 Dec 6
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