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I'm 22 years old and have had alopecia areata since I was 4 years old. In the past year it has gotten significantly worse and I had to get a hairpiece and am now looking at getting a full wig. I'm am in 3rd year in university studying nursing and working to get my bachelors in nursing.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Posted on May 21, 2012 at 8:08pm 0 Comments

After shaving what little was left of my hair off 4 months ago I have had some regrowth, some of it is growing back in really nicely but it is quite patchy and looks awful. For this summer I am in a marching band and there is no way that I will be able to wear a wig, we have cowboy hats but often during warm ups and rehearsals we do not wear these leaving me with nothing to wear on my head during these moments, in it's patchy awfulness I can't bear the thought of going without a wig or a…


Trying to stay strong

Posted on January 27, 2012 at 3:00pm 8 Comments

I am 20 years old and have had alopecia areata since I was 4 years old. It never really affected me all that much until about 6 months ago, when the spots became harder and harder to cover with my existing hair, and more and more hair was falling out. I am currently almost bald, I have a few synthetic wigs but they are so itchy I would rather wear a hat. In less than a week I am shaving off what is left of my hair and getting a real hair wig. I know that I barely have any hair left but the…


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At 7:58am on November 14, 2013, Cupid said…

How r u doing Kate? I only see your posts from 2012?

At 8:24pm on November 15, 2011, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome, Kate!
How are you today?
Leslie Ann

At 12:26am on November 8, 2011, Cheryl, Co-founder said…
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