11-year-old daughter just diagnosed with alopecia areata

hi.my name is sian and i have a 11 year old daughter who has just been diagnosed with alopecia areata....only found out about 3 weeks ago so it is still sinking in...i saw this website and thought it might be useful to be in contact with people who have the same thing in common..

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Comment by reesespieces5678 on January 12, 2014 at 12:33am

I was diagnosed at 11 also. first one spot, then became more, and eventually came back then lost much of it again. Now I choose to shave my head and wear a wig. for about 8 years, I wore a top piece that blended with my real hair that I had left. I also got my hair piece and now I get my wigs cut and styled so they look natural. I know how hard it is. There are solutions. My solution is wigs...good ones. I dance professionally, so I am constantly being judge on how I look. No one knows I even wear a wig or have alopecia unless I tell them. I am proud know because of the strength I have. Let me know if you have any questions.

Attached is a photo with wig, you'll see its not noticable.

Comment by Henrika on January 19, 2014 at 10:04am
Hi I am 11 and I have alopica and I love it but not at first!

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