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I Beat AU Twice

Background  I am Male, 36 Years Old, Played sports at a high level, Had alopecia as a child but always just patches on my head that would…

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Worse in the winter???

My 6 year old who has been in remission for over a year has developed 4 patches in the last 2 weeks. Can winter be a cause of hair loss? We…

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Squaric acid treatments

I am looking for some opinions and insite... A new Derm that I went to see this week at Hershey Medical center here in PA who is a Scalp an…

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Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial

I have received a lot of interest from others on here in my involvement with the Xeljanz trials at Yale. I thought it would be nice for ev…

Started by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

9066 1 hour ago
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Xeljanz from India

HI Guys, Has anyone imported Xeljanz from india via Fedex? Just wondering if its reliable and if it gets through customs without issue. Tha…

Started by NicoleT

841 5 hours ago
Reply by Vicki

Is it possible that Alopecia Areata could be caused by fake jewelry?

I think I just had a sudden realization that: 1. I have an allergy to Nickel (So does 10-20% of the population). 2. My alopecia started at…

Started by Cow

4 on Friday
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When Will XELJANZ Be Approved?!

Hey! Does anyone have any idea when Xeljanz will be FDA approved for Alopecia Areata? Thx in advance! 

Started by ken123

2 Sep 8
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Success With Baricitinib!

Hi, my name is Kat and I'm 42. I have been in a medical trial with Eli Lilly since March 7th of last year in Dallas and I'm just curious wh…

Started by Kat

3 Sep 4
Reply by Satriani


Hi everyone, yesterday it's been a month since I take part in the clinical trial Pfizer NCT03732807, I still don't see any progress. Do any…

Started by nexoo

14 Aug 31
Reply by chris_s

Blog from HerAlopecia Forum - I found this blog very interesting.....

about   blog AUGUST 25, 2017 Overcoming Hardship - My Battle with Alopecia HEALTH, POSITIVITY, TRIALS, LIFE LESSONS This is an in…

Started by Suzie

4 Aug 28
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My daughter has had AA. since she was 16 years old.She is 24.She just had my first grandchild with is a girl.We are so worried about her ge…

Started by kimmy68

1 Aug 17
Reply by Alo-mom

Side effects from Tofacinix from India

Has anyone suffered any bizarre side effects from Tofacinix (generic Xeljanz) from India, such as restless legs?

Started by Anisha

0 Aug 16

AA for 3-4 years, Partial AU for 1-2 years. I have 100% regrowth on my scalp(not 100% pigment yet), rest of my body regrowth is coming along.

Lets start with this, a photo before I even knew what Alopecia was. Before AA So mid year 2015 I noticed some patches of hair missing on my…

Started by Cocopuffz17

64 Aug 12
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