December 2013 Blog Posts (27)

Science fair and alopecia

Hello,

My name is Devyn Napier and I am a senior in high school. I am extremely interested in the medical field and I attend an all academy school in Concord, Ca. I am in the Medical and Biotechnology Academy and I absolutely love it. I get to wear scrubs to school (so comfortable!) and I was awarded the opportunity to work in the emergency room of John Muir.

In my biological science research class this year, our project is to develop our own science fair experiment. I will…

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Added by devyn on December 8, 2013 at 3:48pm — 18 Comments

Wigs for active kids and swimmers

My daughter is 10 years old and within the last 3 weeks is almost completely bald, she is very active and we are looking for a wig that she can play sports in and swim in that won't fall off and will be secure. Has anyone found one that works?

Added by andrea leclerc on December 6, 2013 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Hair Up

Has anyone used and had good results from a product from Israel called Hair Up?

Added by andrea leclerc on December 6, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Support groups in Orange county for kids to teens

We live in Newport beach and are looking for a support group in the Orange County area???

Added by andrea leclerc on December 6, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

What's the best wig tape that won't pull out new growth?

Hi! I am hoping someone can help us. My daughter is 9 and was recently diagnosed with Alopecia.  Her hair loss was quick and she now has a partial wig or topper that must be taped in every morning and removed every night.  (She was not comfortable with the full wig topper, felt it was too tight and itchy.) The partial was cut from a  100% virgin human hair wig and is very nice and was quite expensive, but she is upset daily because as we remove the tape, she is finding regrowth stuck to the…

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Added by Tckava on December 5, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New to the site

Hi! I am new to Alopecia World and glad to have found it. I have scarring alopecia caused by LPP. I am wondering if there are any members who live in the Edmonton area (Alberta, Canada) that have scarring alopecia? I was diagnosed in September after finding my first bald spot in May. Would love to chat with someone from my neck of the woods. 

Added by kathyd on December 3, 2013 at 8:36pm — 1 Comment

Hard times

I first noticed my alopecia in Sept 2012. Fast forward to Dec 1, 2013, and I have lost all but a 1 inch strip of hair on the top of my head. I have a head full of regrowth, not too long ( A few inches), but still regrowing. In the last week, I have noticed probably 4 little finger tip size spots of baldness again. I have come to terms that I am starting this process over. This has been devastating for me because I have held out so much hope that I would get that beautiful head of hair back…

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Added by Sierra D on December 1, 2013 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

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