Alopecians in Virginia

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Alopecians in Virginia

looking for a support system in VA, where we can all come together and help each other out. Everyone needs support at some point in time.

Members: 36
Latest Activity: May 7

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Williamsburg/Richmond/Hampton Roads

Started by Stephanie. Last reply by Crissy Apr 21. 4 Replies

Hi everyone,I'm in Williamsburg and have been wondering if there is anyone else in my neck of the woods.  And is there a functioning group in the area?  Thanks.StephanieContinue

Dermatologist in Richmond?

Started by Sam. Last reply by Amy Apr 28, 2012. 3 Replies

Anyone have a good Dermatologist in Richmond (or nearby) they would recommend for treating Alopecia?One dermatologist I saw at VCU told me my only option was Rogaine. Another dermatologist I tried…Continue

Support Group in Reston - March 24

Started by Sam. Last reply by Amy Apr 28, 2012. 1 Reply

I got an email from NAAF today that there is an Alopecia Support Group meeting in Reston tomorrow. Wanted to pass on the news for NOVA folks:Reston, VA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting (and…Continue

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Comment by Rhiannon on February 10, 2013 at 2:22pm

Anyone know of a group in the Hampton Roads area?

Comment by Angie on February 7, 2013 at 3:09pm

If anyone knows of someone who lives in the DC or NoVA area and would like to join our alopecia group, please visit our Facebook page and request to join the group.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/canaaf/

Comment by Angie on October 1, 2012 at 10:46pm

Hi Dan,

As posted in my September 17th comment below, our support group is meeting again in November. If you're interested, I can message you the contact info.

Angie

Comment by Dan the Man on October 1, 2012 at 8:24pm

Hey how's is goin? I'm Dan. I have AU & I'm looking to meet other people with this. Do you guys meet regularly? Or do you know of groups that do?

Comment by Larisa on September 17, 2012 at 7:15pm

Hi Angie,
I'm in Manassas. I'm sorry to hear your son was diagnose so young. I know what it is like to grow up with AA. Thank you for letting me know about the support group and I hope to be able to make it out sometime!

Comment by Angie on September 17, 2012 at 1:24pm

Hi Larisa,

I'm in Ashburn, VA. My son has AU and started with AA when he was 18 mos. He is now 5. He had made a lot of improvement regarding other symptoms like digestive problems and eczema. We are hopeful that his hair will grow back at some point. His head is full of peach fuzz, but it's just a matter of getting the hair follicles to strengthen and remain vital. Our support group meets in Reston, VA. The next meeting is scheduled for November 10th from 1-3pm.

Angie

Comment by Larisa on September 15, 2012 at 9:30pm

You are correct on that, but I never hold my breath on it. I have had AA since I was 4 so I know the song and dance pretty well. Thank you for your kind words. I hope you have a good night as well. :)

Comment by For VG on September 15, 2012 at 9:23pm

Well, if it is AA, then it is good. The hair might come back in spots by itself in a few months. Just take it easy and sleep well.

Comment by Larisa on September 15, 2012 at 8:52pm

Hi VG,
Actually I have AA.

Comment by For VG on September 15, 2012 at 8:46pm

Hi Larisa,
I'm in College Park area. Looks like you have AU.
Send email directly to forvg at hotmail.

 

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