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Could NETTLES have caused my almost full regrowth PICS attached

Started this discussion. Last reply by ChrisPowers Jun 6. 2 Replies

Going from AT (zero smooth scalp/beard etc) to what looks like full regrowth. Note , I’ve been AT for 5 years. February 2018 I applied raw stinging nettles on my scalp and beard for  5 days a week…Continue

Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders

Started this discussion. Last reply by bibby Oct 14, 2017. 6 Replies

I hope someone can shed some light on this one.I had 3 injections in my back 3 weeks ago. The injections were due to a neck and shoulder injury whip lash in a car accident.I was put under anesthetic…Continue

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Intolerable dry flaking skin on face and scalp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aimee Feb 14, 2016. 2 Replies

I am wondering if anyone else is having this issue. I have incredible flaking skin on my scalp and face which coincides with a terrible itch. The rate of hair loss accelerates when this phenomenon is…Continue

DPCP caused 100% hairloss for me. WARNING

Started this discussion. Last reply by bibby Jul 29, 2014. 9 Replies

I started DPCP treatment under the care of a nurse in my local hospital June 2013. Its now July 2014 and all my hair is gone. I had mild alopecia areata since I was 9 years old , I am now 39. The…Continue

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ChrisPowers replied to bibby's discussion Could NETTLES have caused my almost full regrowth PICS attached
"I tried this myself as well with nettles I grew at home.  I was never able to induce a significant enough reaction, in my opinion, but there was some unpleasantness.  I probably didn't have enough plant to do it daily, but maybe twice…"
Jun 6
chris_s replied to bibby's discussion Could NETTLES have caused my almost full regrowth PICS attached
"Sounds like similar treatment to anthralin or maybe even squaric acid "
Jun 6
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Could NETTLES have caused my almost full regrowth PICS attached

Going from AT (zero smooth scalp/beard etc) to what looks like full regrowth. Note , I’ve been AT for 5 years. February 2018 I applied raw stinging nettles on my scalp and beard for  5 days a week for 3 weeks. There was considerable discomfort for 2-3 hours after each application. 8 weeks approx later I was on holiday in LA and I noticed in a mirror fine scalp hairs all over the top of my head. I then applied minoxidil to my scalp and twice daily along with an every other day application of…See More
Jun 6
bibby replied to David B's discussion Who has recovered from alopecia?
"I had AA since I was 10 yrs old and right through till I was 40 (was able to conceal the patches with masking creams and sprays) Then I got AT at 41. No scalp/leg/arm hair. Beard gone apart from moustache. My moustache,eyelashes and brows were…"
Apr 28
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"What is the latest price of Xeljanz in Turkey Kevin ? "
Mar 17
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"bonjour KevinQuel est le prix actuel à Istanbul pour une bouteille de xeljanz ?"
Mar 13
bibby replied to Lawrence's discussion The origin of Alopecia and how truly cure it
"Thanks for the contribution Lawrence. Sadly I must say this view that we can control “leaky gut” by simply Changing diet and determining proteins to effect the course of the flare ups (and with AU constant flare ups) that cause the hair…"
Mar 4
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Hi Kevin , Sorry to segway from the xeljanz focus but can you review your opinion on the interleukin option ? Do you know if it was a placebo or the real thing? Is there going to be an official final results of the study by the French professor…"
Feb 27
bibby replied to Yas's discussion Will my kid get it? Prenatal genetic testing/counselling
"I had AA since I was 10 years old. I have AT since I was 40 3 years ago. I have 2 healthy kids 3 years old and 5 years old and they both have zero hair loss to date. Fingers crossed . "
Feb 27
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Amazing results. If it continues growing like this you could try some dermatch or topik in a week or 2 and you will have enough hair for the product to adhere to. "
Feb 18
bibby replied to ErikaJane23's discussion Study alert! ATI-50002 (JAK1) Topical Solution Study
"Hi Erika Jane On the Xeljanz forum of this website there have been a number of people who have had the drug compounded by pharmacy companies to topical form. There does not seem to be any actual firm results anywhere on success of the this topical…"
Feb 18
bibby replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Wow  Thats exactly how my beard is growing back. Started of smooth bald face and then tingling itch.Then spaced out white regrowth. Only now after 4 months of this has it started to darken in color and fill in like yours. p.s I am not on…"
Dec 19, 2017
bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"I am based in Ireland and I have heard the research is being carried out for the IL2 in France so if there is anything positive in the future regarding it then I may be able to avail of it easier. It may take 3-5 years for conclusive info and proof…"
Dec 8, 2017
bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"Yeah I reluctantly agree with you, I'd love to try xeljanz and even though I'm fully cured of my cancer any increase of poking that nightmare with a stick to reawaken it makes me shudder. I'm probably officially now kind of Alopecia…"
Dec 6, 2017
bibby replied to gldean1988's discussion Xeljanz and scary side effects
"Its not only the side effects that scare me. Its the word "cancer" that is mentioned as a extended risk associated to the taking of the drug. The fact that I am a cancer survivor makes the drug 100% NO GO for me according to my doctor. It…"
Dec 6, 2017
bibby replied to bibby's discussion Regrowth following cortisone injections in shoulders
"Yeah. It has been just over a month now since I had the steroids done. My hairloss still appears to have halted and beard and scalp hair is growing HOWEVER it could not be described as terminal hair and not really visible unless light is shun…"
Oct 14, 2017

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have hairloss since i was 10
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 11:22pm on March 3, 2011, LeslieAnn Butler said…
Hello and welcome, Bibby!
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