BOB's Blog (2)

In search of the underlying cause

My alopecia started about 13 yrs ago with a dime size spot on the back of my scalp. I had a few more patches over the next 10 years and steroid injections would get the hair to regrow.  About 2 yrs ago I lost 60% of my scalp hair. I went on an anti-inflammatory diet and treated the scalp with betamethasone and rogaine and my hair came back. After 6 months it started shedding again and now I am totally bald. To make matters worse, I have lost all facial hair including eyebrows and eyelashes. …


Added by BOB on January 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Looking for suggestions for "patchy" scalp

I'm looking for some advice. My alopecia started about 10 years ago. It started with a couple of one inch circles on the back of my head. I had cortisone injections and the hair grew back. It happened again 3 years later and again a couple years later. In April 2011 my hair started coming out all over. It looked terrible so I shaved my head. I can deal with being bald. My problem is I have some hair growth on the scalp which I continue to shave daily. My scalp looks patchy/spotted from the… Continue

Added by BOB on October 14, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments


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