Just got back from my visit to dermatologist. I have been on clobestaol for 7 1/2 weeks & she said it has worked on stopping the inflammation. She was very happy with the outcome. So as far as I understand. No inflammation of hair follicles no more hair loss. I had not been putting it behind my ear where there is hair so that was still a little inflamed. She says to keep on using it now 3 times week instead of every day & come see her back in 6 months. I came in to see her early on she…See More
"Thank you so much @YummyMummy for all the knowledge you have shared. Sounds very hopeful.I have often wondered if the Premarin creme I started using could’ve triggered this disease. My hair seemed fine before I started using that. You say the…"
"Yes I have overall thinning AnnieMay It’s best not to wash your hair every day. I’ve also started using dry shampoos. They give a lot of body & fluff. I like Batiste it’s only about $5-6.00 Walmart. then I’ve tried…"
"I don't think this question can be answered. The condition varies so much and giving an average does not mean that you will be the average person with FFA. I know this is not the answer you want, but it is true for many chronic conditions.…"
"Hi Erika, I was just diagnosed about a month ago. I’m 60 years old. Prior to going to the Dr. I started using Rogaine on my own. Minioxidil 2% twice a day. Then the foam 5% once a day. The Dr. said that was good I had started doing that &…"
"AnnieMay, I have been losing my hair since I’m otmreally sure when. But in June really noticed how bad it was getting. Went to Dr. in early Oct. & she prescribed topical corticosteroid (Clobetasol). It is suppose to help with the…"
"I have been using dry shampoos now for a couple weeks. I like that it give my hair more body. Also the rogaine give more texture. But it makes my hair dry I’ve noticed. So last night I rubbed castor oil through my hair as a conditioner &…"
"Annie, my Dr. also diagnosed me visually with FFA but did not mention doing a biopsy.i have my eyelashes, but eyebrows are almost gone. Right side temple & right side eyebrows much less hair than right side. I haven’t noticed an unusual…"
I have a friend who has always had thin hair. She hasn't been diagnosed with anything- just unlucky in the hair dept. She started using essential oils and had some success. She used something call Ylang Ylang along with lavender and cedarwood. I'll try this concoction since it was a scientific study. I have been using cod liver oil and it's soothed my itchy scalp. Dr. says to stop with Clobetasol for awhile...*sigh* It's always something isn't it! :)
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