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My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

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Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

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New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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College w/ Alopecia advice

I'm 18 and I will be going to college in a couple of months. I was diagnosed with alopecia last year and now I am bald and have no hair. I…

Started by Katie

22 Nov 9, 2021
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Hi al I have had alopecia for 25 years now and my hair has grown back fully twice in that time. I have been enjoying having almost a full h…

Started by losing_it

7 Oct 20, 2021
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Alessia Cara writes essay about hair loss in high school Great article from the singer.

Started by Nammer

5 Aug 20, 2021
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New and really scared

Hi,  In July 2020 I noticed two patches of lost hair above both temples, one larger than the other. I assumed this was related to my eczema…

Started by ssuzanne

6 Apr 27, 2021
Reply by NicoleT

Dealing with alopecia at college every day!!

Hey everyone! I'm so happy that I found out about this alopecia foundation. I really hope it will help me. To start of, I should say that n…

Started by Amuneta

7 Feb 19, 2021
Reply by nancyjoshua

Social anxiety

Hi Everyone! I've been struggling with severe social anxiety ever since I started losing my hair a year ago.  I am terrified of people aski…

Started by Dayna

7 Oct 29, 2020
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Regrew Hair Twice Within Three and a Half Years

Hey everyone! Just thought I would make this post to document not only for myself but for others out there looking for anyone else going th…

Started by ken123

5 Oct 8, 2020
Reply by ofra

How to accept being ugly

This is going to sound majorly harsh, but hear me out. I feel like the "bald is beautiful" is a lie we tell ourselves and others just to fe…

Started by pippinsgirl

333 Sep 25, 2020
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Humans of New York Interview

Humans of NY  Interview with an Alopecian

Started by Fuzzless

0 Sep 10, 2020

Mixed Feelings about my Alopecia

The first time I got Alopecia was when I was 21 years old. I lost the entire lower portion of my hair and eventually had to shave my entire…

Started by 559Courtney

1 Aug 17, 2020
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