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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…

Started by AshleLatest Reply

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Having a hard time coping with my hair loss...

I have been experiencing slow but steady hair loss since September of 2018. It started in my temples, then thinned out all over my head, be…

Started by Kismet

3 24 minutes ago
Reply by Ross Ginners

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

61 on Friday
Reply by Megan Miller

tired of people thinking i have cancer

i am bald... i am okay with it pretty much.. yes there are days i miss my hair but i feel bad when people assume im going through treatment…

Started by katfish

0 Jun 16

Very new with Alopecia areata incognita (diffuse alopecia areata)

Hello all. I'm very new to this all. I was hoping someone else here would be able to talk with me about what I have. I have alopecea areata…

Started by Sarahmiller90

7 Jun 8
Reply by essaychief

My son quit high school because of alopecia..I'm so angry!

Tell me if you think I'm out of line. And If I am out of line, If I've taken this too seriously.. I'll back off. The local paper has agreed…

Started by Sharon, mom of Jon

74 Jun 5
Reply by russelkrimsy

What is the biggest problem you have with your alopecia?

What is the biggest problem you have with your alopecia?

Started by Sarah

35 May 29
Reply by SabineTawni

Alessia Cara writes essay about hair loss in high school Great article from the singer.

Started by Nammer

3 May 29
Reply by TimothyGonzalez

How to deal with depression because of alopecia....

I have always had low self esteem. In 2003, I decided to lose weight and get healthy so I started exercising and eating right. I lost 100 p…

Started by Susan

24 May 9
Reply by Miranda12


I realize that most on this page are dealing with hair loss personally.  You have lost hair, sometimes for a long time, sometimes over and…

Started by Proud Dad

5 Mar 27
Reply by Bcaton44

Another step in my journey of fighting auto-immune related diseases

Hello everyone.  I was diagnosed yesterday with Alopecia Areata and am trying to come to grips with this new auto-immune disease.  Auto-imm…

Started by Cybergirl

7 Mar 22
Reply by Karaholly



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