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About Me:
46 YEAR OLD MALE. MARRIED WITH 3 SONS.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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In search of the underlying cause

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 3:30pm 2 Comments

My alopecia started about 13 yrs ago with a dime size spot on the back of my scalp. I had a few more patches over the next 10 years and steroid injections would get the hair to regrow.  About 2 yrs ago I lost 60% of my scalp hair. I went on an anti-inflammatory diet and treated the scalp with betamethasone and rogaine and my hair came back. After 6 months it started shedding again and now I am totally bald. To make matters worse, I have lost all facial hair including eyebrows and eyelashes. …

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Looking for suggestions for "patchy" scalp

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

I'm looking for some advice. My alopecia started about 10 years ago. It started with a couple of one inch circles on the back of my head. I had cortisone injections and the hair grew back. It happened again 3 years later and again a couple years later. In April 2011 my hair started coming out all over. It looked terrible so I shaved my head. I can deal with being bald. My problem is I have some hair growth on the scalp which I continue to shave daily. My scalp looks patchy/spotted from the… Continue

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At 1:39am on October 17, 2011, Cheryl, Co-founder said…
Hi Bob, I wanted to welcome you to Alopecia World. I can honestly say that we are a great community here and I hope you enjoy the time you spend with us and we look forward to your input. Be sure to check out "10 tips for getting the most out of Alopecia World” which include a few tips to get you started!
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At 2:37pm on October 14, 2011, JeffreySF said…
HI Bob,
Welcome to Alopecia World.
Jeffrey
 
 
 

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