"Hey Heather, I have been treated by Dr Ellen dabela in parsippany, NJ. The treatments we have done so far have not stopped my hair loss. Have done clobatasol, oral antibiotics, oral steroid, steroid scalp injections. Starting on an anti-inflammatory…"
Has anyone seen Dr. Lindsey Bordone at Columbia in NYC? My NJ dermatologist referred me to her stating that she is a dermatologist who specializes in hair issues and is doing clinical trials.
Might give her a shot but wanted to hear if…"
"Can you be more specific about what you have read about FFA medications and cancer risk? I am curious about this because I had breast cancer in 2018 and was diagnosed wiith FFA in 2019 so I want to do things to help the FFA without increasing the…"
"Sometimes I wonder if I could have had ffa for years and not realized exactly what was going on until recently. I have always had a "big forehead" and I have always shed lots of hair all the time (in the shower, in brushes) but never paid…"
"Tks for your answers. I follow a couple of hair loss groups on Reddit where some people mention doing it 2x per day. The dermatologist told me to do minoxidil 1x per day in the morning and clobatasol in the evening. She did steroid shot on Aug 26th…"
"Hi Oh no,
I have never been much into meds. I already take an antidepressant long-term and will need to for the rest of my life most likely. I hated birth-control pills (when I was young) and today couldn't tolerate HRT. I tried Finasteride for…"
Can you discuss a bit about your decision not to take Finasteride? Just wondering about the downsides of that medication. My dermatologist does not like to prescribe it, but she did not go into detail. Thanks!"
I have never been much into meds. I already take an antidepressant long-term and will need to for the rest of my life most likely. I hated birth-control pills (when I was young) and today couldn't tolerate HRT. I tried Finasteride for about a week but just didn't like it - maybe it was just the idea of it I didn't like but in any case, I stopped. Today I'm just calmly watching my hair leave my head (sometimes not so calmly ; ) ! ). Voilà !
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