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Lost all hair (universalis) in Novemeber this year. Nownails are flaking off and turning white. Wigs are ugly and uncomfotable. Any ideas?
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia universalis
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Is there a comfortable wig?

Posted on January 26, 2013 at 12:00am 7 Comments

I have had alopecia for over a year now. I am a healthcare professional and encounter patients throughout my 12 hour shift each day. I spend the day assuring my patients that I am not sick and keep the moment light with a short explanation of AU. I have tried wigs and the most aggravating part that I cannot seem to get past, is how the hair feels against my face or when it gets in my eye. The wigs I have worn are synthetic and I was wondering if the real hair wigs felt this way. It feels…


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At 12:33pm on February 1, 2013, Kim Karacz said…

Hi April! I just sent you a message back answering your questions. Feel free to keep asking, I am happy to share. Best, Kim

At 1:05am on March 3, 2012, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome, April!
I'm sorry you're having so much trouble with nails and wigs. There are a lot of nice ones out there. I have AU too, and wear wigs all the time...
Leslie Ann



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