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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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Anyone diagnosed with alopecia areata incognita/ diffuse alopecia areata?

While I'm not even entirely sure whether those two are the same,  I'm asking for help because I want to clarify few things before going in…

Started by honeydewk

2 3 hours ago
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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

8482 23 hours ago
Reply by nb3689

Update: 1 year on Tobacitinib!

HI All! March 1, 2019 marked my 1 year Tofacitinib. Either Xeljanz and or Generic Tofacinix from Beacon Pharma in Bangladesh. Started on 1…

Started by NicoleT

312 yesterday
Reply by Lidan

Itchy scalp

Anyone have advice for itchy scalp. All day and night. I wanna rip my head off. Greasy hair all the time no matter what I use for products.…

Started by Michelle

5 yesterday
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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…

Started by Joey_C

31 on Friday
Reply by Pamela A.

Inspiration to start my journey on JAKS!

What a wonderful inspiration your story is NicoleT.. having suffered from AA for nearly 2 years now and gone through the usual topical trea…

Started by Saraloujay

18 on Friday
Reply by magmck

Does a Gluten free diet work for alopecia (according to the Internet it does)

Hello fellow Alopecians I would like to know if there is anyone on this page whose alopecia improved by a Gluten free diet.

Started by Anene

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I am Male, 38 Years Old, India based Web developer.  Having AU since four years, no single hair left on my body. I suffered with AA since a…

Started by Mukesh2009

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Nutritional supplements for mild alopecia on beard

Does anyone have any experience any with these non-FDA approved beard growth supplements? I have mild alopecia on the beard (lots of little…

Started by mmphila

0 on Thursday

Alopecia on the beard

Hi everyone, First post here. I noticed some thin-ness on my beard in March 2019. I then noticed small spots all around my beard. I went t…

Started by mmphila

0 Sep 16



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