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My story

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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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

43 Apr 19
Reply by ammie jackson

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

23 Apr 17
Reply by Sad_Rapunzel

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

5 Mar 27
Reply by Iralyntr


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

Scared and freaking out

I know there's worse things happening in the world and I should be grateful I am in good health and it's only hair but I'm upset and don't…

Started by HRLIM

4 Mar 21
Reply by Cybergirl

I learned more from this site than I did from a "qualified physician"

It's so interesting that since I've been on this forum, I've learned so much more about alopecia areata, universalis, totalis, etc. from th…

Started by femmemuscle

31 Mar 20
Reply by HarrisonPorshe

Trying to cope with diffuse AA

Hi, I am new here and was wondering if anyone else has been cursed with diffuse AA. My hair has been slowly thinning for the last four mont…

Started by Starshine

33 Mar 16
Reply by LJBMD

"Do you have cancer?"

Hey guys, I have diffuse alopecia areata and recently got a short buzz cut, so if it turns into AU will be less drastic of a change. I know…

Started by nerdyTrees

10 Mar 8
Reply by Maris

Hair coloring for what hair I have?

Anyone is it safe to color your hair? Or will the hair loss become worse? Starting to get alot of grey hairs. ughhh! Linda

Started by Linda

14 Feb 28
Reply by Maria



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