ChristineAnne
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  • San Rafael, CA
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About Me:
I was diagnosed with FFA four years ago at age 49. My mother was diagnosed 10 years earlier. Both of us were under extreme stress at the diagnosis of Alzheimer's for my stepfather and my husband.
Up until the last year or so, I was able to conceal the two inch loss with what remaining hair I have. It is becoming more difficult, and I am beginning to look into hairpieces and wigs presently.
Like many of you, and this is difficult to admit, it has been hard for me to let go of wanting to be seen as an attractive woman, when I should be grateful that I do not have some sort of terminal disease. I am seen at University of California San Francisco for treatment. I receive steroid injections and take plaquinil.
Do you have alopecia?
Other type of alopecia
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 8:20pm on March 26, 2016, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello ChristineAnne, and welcome!

How are you today?

At 1:59pm on March 9, 2016, Cheryl, Co-founder said…

Hi Christine,

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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