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Alopecians With Allergies

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Alopecians With Allergies

This group is for anyone that suffers from allergies of any kind. Whether you have one allergy or multiple allergies all are welcome!

Members: 128
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2017

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I would like to welcome you to the "Alopecians With Allergies" group. Please feel free to start discussions. If you are not an Alopecian...no worries! Feel free to join as well. Especially if you are an allergy sufferer.

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I have Celiac Disease

Started by Eileen Simpson. Last reply by Laura Adams Aug 29, 2011. 7 Replies

Allergies and Areata

Started by jamie1. Last reply by Dawn Aug 22, 2010. 2 Replies

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Comment by Hopeful1 on September 30, 2015 at 9:25am

I use to have break outs with the wig because it was synthetic and I would not wear a wig cap.  Sometimes the hair irritates my face.  I started wearing a semi-thick hairnet to keep the hair out of my face.  It has helped.  Get a lot of compliments from people that it looks stylish and I am bringing back the snood(hairnet) from the 50's/60s.

Comment by Hopeful1 on September 30, 2015 at 9:22am

I had alopecia for over 20 years. I am highly allergic to peanut butter, most peanuts, cats, mold, dust, kiwi.  As I get older the list seems to get longer.    I developed eczema in my 20's. Have flare ups when I gain the weight. Then was told it was psoriasis. Decided to start eating healthier.  Started this 10 day Green Smoothie regimen by J.J. Smith.  Seemed to help with the allergies.  

Comment by youarebeautiful on September 29, 2015 at 7:21pm

anyone allergic to their wig?  I buy a variety of wigs at various pricepoints.  they all have cause some itching or irritation, but I find lately that even the smallest stray hair that touches my face or forehead causes extreme itching.  I am not at a point where I can go completely bald, so I have to wear my wig.  I don't use benadryl or anything like that, but this itch seems to be getting worse in the past year or so.  I welcome any ideas you have.

Comment by Jessica Hoschouer on August 19, 2013 at 9:16pm

I am allergic to pollen. But only some types

Comment by Deana DG on December 7, 2011 at 2:19pm
I have had AU since I am 9 I am now 30. I have always had seasonal allergies but as I am getting older I am developing food allergies but not your common food allergies. I have become allergic to certain fruits and nuts. If the fruit or nut is processed or cooked they don't bother me. I am guessing it is more an allergy to pesticides or what ever is sprayed on foods to keep bugs off or keep them fresh. Anyone else experience the something?
Comment by Paty on November 9, 2011 at 12:22pm
Ive had areata since I was 13 and am now 36. Ive lately become allergic to pollen, dust, a few trees, mod, hair dye and a few antibiotic. Don't really think it has to do with areata but it may.
Comment by Catharine on May 4, 2011 at 9:27am
Hi All!

I have asthma and I am allergic to cats, dust, and pollen. All are adult onset and I had them before I lost my hair. Does anyone here have other auto immune disorders?
Comment by M on February 10, 2011 at 7:22pm
I have allergies that I've only discovered in the past year. I've had many surgeries all my life and now all of a sudden I'm allergic to surgical tape and pain killers. The tape literally melted my skin and the med made me feel like I had a severe case of the fleas so they gave me allergy pills to take with the pain meds. I also cannot contend with the smell of different chemicals now, which is a good thing. I'm not able to clean with anything except mostly vinegar and soda now.
Comment by Laura Adams on December 29, 2010 at 2:35am
I have many allergies, asthma too. Strangely, I'm allergic to some wigs. Eyes water, nose and sinuses dry out. Esp cheap wigs. Weird. I usually go wigless anyway.
Comment by M on December 27, 2010 at 4:20pm
Hello, I am new to  this canadian site. I have developed allergies in the past approx. year and a half. I've had to have many surgeries over the years and now all of a sudden I'm allergic to some pain drugs and surgical tapes which melt my skin,  lovely huh. It could be so much worse though. I count my blessings.
 

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