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Just found out

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rach1992 Nov 23, 2015. 4 Replies

Two months ago my life was amazing, don't get me wrong its still amazing, but I didn't have the stress I now face everyday. They say stress is the root to all your problems and bad for your health,…Continue

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Relationship Status:
Married
About Me:
I am 31 years old, married to my soul mate with 5 beautiful children
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Should I stop the injections?

Posted on January 18, 2016 at 10:50am 35 Comments

I have been getting Kenalog 10 ( injections of steroids) for about the past 5 months. I go every month on the exact day. I have notice only in spot hair growth, however every time I go I also notice 2-3 new bold spots and some older ones just spreading. I get sick every time I get the injections ( head hurts, nausea, dizzy) I just cry, not to mention the side effect of the dents in the skull ( Atrophy) . I started to get panic attacks and major anxiety that led me to the ER. I am now taking…

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At 8:45am on February 12, 2016, Ms Lori said…
Hi Kathy,
I did the shots for several months to no avail...at age 17 and I am now 51.
Lots of steps and learning on how you want to deal with it.
If by chance you do not grow your hair back..
You can learn so much from you tube videos.
Good luck!
At 7:40am on February 12, 2016, Lisa B said…
Hi!! I'm new to this!! I stopped injections also.
At 1:59am on December 1, 2015, Darling said…

Hi Cathy=) Thanks for the add

 
 
 

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