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Does this ever become easier?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie Piper May 6, 2017. 23 Replies

Im just having such bad couple days, Ill do good for days then become overwhelmed that I will look this way for the rest of my life. I just want to not care what I look like! I feel so vain that Im…Continue

Fake eyebrows and hopelessness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zimrie Apr 14. 58 Replies

I have AU since January 2016. Was looking into the false/fake eyebrows, anybody have input on positive/negative aspects of them? I feel that it really alters appearance w/ out eyebrows. So…Continue

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Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Ny guy, i was on 11 mg a day for a year w no results until i went up to 20 mgs a day then i had results. Everyone is different but you will get it back just need the right dose , when i first started  taking xeljanz i had a nasty cough and i…"
Oct 9
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Awesome ! Happy for you... getting a haircut tommorw "
Oct 5
Rascalx2 is now friends with singh and Beth
Oct 2
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"If someone is in a clinical trial for a drug and they get a random sore throat, then the drug company needs to list a sore throat as a possible side effect. Every drug out there has lists if side effects. I have ulcerative colitis and the drugs i…"
Oct 1
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"I was not worried about side effects, taking xeljanz to trial if its worth it was not gonna kill me, i figured i would take it a few months see if it worked then weigh risk vs reward... looking back at my “chemo”look ,i ll continue to…"
Sep 30
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"If i decrease xeljanz dose it falls out , not for about 3-4 weeks. So try decreasing dose before going off it if your experimenting w taking it ir not. "
Sep 29
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"It works good fro ulcerative colitis which is auto immune and i have, it has just been approved for treating u colitis and it is prescribed on the higher end dose of 20 mgs"
Sep 28
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"i have not got shots in months, i have a bunch of dime and quarter size spots in back of head , kinda have just come to accept it a little more, i need a haircut, it is looking like a combover, i feel it looks like im trying to hide the bald spots,…"
Sep 27
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Singh, i developed AU in 2015 christmas time, it was all gone in 8 days. Got xeljanz in May 2016 and took 11 mgs a day for a year with no results... nothing. Increased upto 15 mgs a day with no results and was about to give up on xeljanz. Talked to…"
Sep 27
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Hey Beth, i had same pattern of growth, sides came in then top came in last, top of my scalp has never come in as thick as it used to be, i had real thick hair before i went AU, it is thin on top now. All of a sudden you will see it start to come in…"
Sep 27
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Im AU, 20 mg xeljanz brought back hair. If I drop down to 15 mgs it starts to fall out. Shots helped w pulsing, but now i have spots in back and one on side of dime sized and quarter sized patches. It is stable somewht as it is not continuing to…"
Sep 26
Rascalx2 and Frida Rupert are now friends
Sep 10
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Dude you have like full on growth!  I been taking xeljanz 20 mgs for over a year and it started fallin out in dime sized and half dollar sized circles, it doesnt seem to be falling out anymore but is not growing in either.. my hair will never…"
Aug 24
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"I doubt shampoo has has as much effect on alopecia as is being discussed, i think it is just the auto immune disease doing what an auto immune disease does.. I read people putting alot into their diet and effects of or not effects on alopecia,.. i…"
Jul 19
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"great growth happy for you, i always hate when someone tells me “you look so much better with hair” its certainly not by choice.,, i always have that fear to lose it all again, it was so painful and so hopeless.. this site has really…"
Jul 18
Rascalx2 replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"No growth yet , it has only been over the course of a few weeks. Derm gave me couple shots of kenalog injections in the bald spots and that usually helps with a little boost.,, last time he did it it grew back, comes in white at first.., it was the…"
Jul 16

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