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Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders

Started this discussion. Last reply by bibby Oct 14. 6 Replies

I hope someone can shed some light on this one.I had 3 injections in my back 3 weeks ago. The injections were due to a neck and shoulder injury whip lash in a car accident.I was put under anesthetic…Continue

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Intolerable dry flaking skin on face and scalp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aimee Feb 14, 2016. 2 Replies

I am wondering if anyone else is having this issue. I have incredible flaking skin on my scalp and face which coincides with a terrible itch. The rate of hair loss accelerates when this phenomenon is…Continue

DPCP caused 100% hairloss for me. WARNING

Started this discussion. Last reply by bibby Jul 29, 2014. 9 Replies

I started DPCP treatment under the care of a nurse in my local hospital June 2013. Its now July 2014 and all my hair is gone. I had mild alopecia areata since I was 9 years old , I am now 39. The…Continue

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bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"I am based in Ireland and I have heard the research is being carried out for the IL2 in France so if there is anything positive in the future regarding it then I may be able to avail of it easier. It may take 3-5 years for conclusive info and proof…"
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bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"Yeah I reluctantly agree with you, I'd love to try xeljanz and even though I'm fully cured of my cancer any increase of poking that nightmare with a stick to reawaken it makes me shudder. I'm probably officially now kind of Alopecia…"
Dec 6
bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"Its not only the side effects that scare me. Its the word "cancer" that is mentioned as a extended risk associated to the taking of the drug. The fact that I am a cancer survivor makes the drug 100% NO GO for me according to my doctor. It…"
Dec 6
bibby replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"Yeah. It has been just over a month now since I had the steroids done. My hairloss still appears to have halted and beard and scalp hair is growing HOWEVER it could not be described as terminal hair and not really visible unless light is shun…"
Oct 14
55yearsAU replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"I had same result, after decades my beard, eyelashes and eyebrows came back after epidural steroids to my neck for a neck injury...expect 6 months later I just have my eyebrows left at about 60%...what about now for you? The answer to your…"
Oct 8
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"What we need the FDA to do is to officially recognise xeljanz as a medically recommended treatment for alopecia AU/AT/AA. It was previously suggested that September 2017 would be the month that they would make their announcement. I genuinely hope…"
Sep 20
bibby replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"I wouldn't mind getting more surgery if it meant my hair would continue to regrow. It's very slow but scalp hair is getting longer now and beard is fully regrowth albeit VERY fine white hair."
Sep 18
hagster replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"Not sure. But I had a total knee replacement last year and my out-of-control Granuloma (another auto immune disease) went into complete remission within about 3-4 weeks. Had 5 months before AU reared its ugly head. I just figured it must be…"
Sep 18
Return_life replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"cortisone is know to be anti inflammatory"
Sep 18
Sherry Washington replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"I used to get those injections to retain my hair.  This is something dermatologists use to keep your immune system from attacking your hair follicles; however, when I finally stopped I had a serious headache and all my hair left.   It…"
Sep 18
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Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders

I hope someone can shed some light on this one.I had 3 injections in my back 3 weeks ago. The injections were due to a neck and shoulder injury whip lash in a car accident.I was put under anesthetic and woke up 1 hour later after the 3 injections were administered in my shoulder close to my spine. I suffered flu like symptoms for 48 hours following the procedure.I have been smooth bald on my scalp for 2 years now and zero beard growth and body hair however 3 weeks later I've a full beard of…See More
Sep 16

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have hairloss since i was 10
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
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Yes - I am 18 or older

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