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My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

Started by SugarLatest Reply

Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

Started by LilacLatest Reply

New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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Hi everyone, Just wanted to get everyone's opinion on how you react to people asking what's wrong. I recently went out for a bachelor part…

Started by Flwdbaseball

7 Feb 19
Reply by guapster

College w/ Alopecia advice

I'm 18 and I will be going to college in a couple of months. I was diagnosed with alopecia last year and now I am bald and have no hair. I…

Started by Katie

4 Feb 17
Reply by pepperdust

New and Frustrated

Hi everyone,  I just joined the site and I've literally never talked about my alopecia to anyone before, so this is really scary for me. I'…

Started by kaleigh14

56 Feb 15
Reply by Lucy

Androgenic Alopecia started to destroy my life.many questions need advice.

Hello Everybody. I am totally new here on this site. I was dealing with hair loss for more than 10 years. but never knew that I have androg…

Started by Julia

1 Jan 20
Reply by StarShemaya

The Ugly Friend

I have very pretty friends, objectively.  Notably, they all have very long, thick, shiny hair. It's like a defining feature they have.  I a…

Started by Cue Ball of Steel

5 Jan 13
Reply by Finley

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

3 Jan 10
Reply by DolphinSmooth

When did you develop AU? Is the highest probabilities during childhood?

I have heard that AU usually develops at younger ages (childhood) or during teens and some people develop it at larger stages in life quite…

Started by Patchylatchy

28 Jan 4
Reply by JessicaStinkle


My discussion post is confused coz that's exactly how I'm feeling. Where did it start, well maybe April 2014, contributing factors stress b…

Started by Amr1

7 Dec 23, 2017
Reply by Amr1

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

1 Dec 6, 2017
Reply by Alo-mom

Bald Friend Needing Help with ADVOCACY

I was diagnosed with Alopecia when I was 13 and was completely bald by the age of 19.  I am a fan of my own bald head.  Let me know if you…

Started by Lynn

2 Nov 30, 2017
Reply by JessicaStinkle





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