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I Beat AU Twice

Background  I am Male, 36 Years Old, Played sports at a high level, Had alopecia as a child but always just patches on my head that would…

Started by Joey_CLatest Reply

Worse in the winter???

My 6 year old who has been in remission for over a year has developed 4 patches in the last 2 weeks. Can winter be a cause of hair loss? We…

Started by StephaniePA-CLatest Reply

Squaric acid treatments

I am looking for some opinions and insite... A new Derm that I went to see this week at Hershey Medical center here in PA who is a Scalp an…

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Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial

I have received a lot of interest from others on here in my involvement with the Xeljanz trials at Yale. I thought it would be nice for ev…

Started by AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife

9324 40 minutes ago
Reply by Nat

Insurance companies that have covered Xeljanz

I was wondering what insurance companies people have been able to get to cover Xeljanz for our condition. I am currently with Blue Cross an…

Started by Starshine

11 on Monday
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Crawling sensation on my head

For the past couple of days I’ve been having a feeling that something is crawling on my head or if someone is touching me .I lost all my ha…

Started by HarlyQ

14 on Sunday
Reply by HarlyQ

Oral Tacrolimus

Hi all I am wondering if anyone has even been put on the above? I have had alopecia aretaa for 21 years in various degrees but never full…

Started by Tom H

1 on Saturday
Reply by Satriani

UK treatments

Hi there, compared to other countries such as France, Ireland, Brazil, America etc, we seem completely limited in treatment choices. Doctor…

Started by WasabiHeat

8 on Saturday
Reply by Satriani

Pfizer Trial

Anyone doing the Pfizer medication trial for RITLECITINIB? How is it working? They are now in Phase 2. You have to be under 50 to participa…

Started by Jim In Cali

31 on Friday
Reply by Joserid

Has anyone tried Cepharanthine, an approved medicine from Japan for alopecia?

Hi Everyone, Has anyone heard of or better yet tried Cepharanthine to treat their hair loss?  I've been reading a lot about Cepharanthine l…

Started by Marcia7854

12 on Friday
Reply by sampeckard

I Beat AU Twice

Background  I am Male, 36 Years Old, Played sports at a high level, Had alopecia as a child but always just patches on my head that would…

Started by Joey_C

37 Jul 20
Reply by Brian

Please help, patch of hair loss above ear

I'll keep this short but make no mistake my life has been flipped upside down because of this. I need input on what exactly the cause of th…

Started by Kyle D

6 Jul 19
Reply by lea

AA and the Pandemic

So this may be a topic of some controversy but I am hoping to get some feedback from my fellow AAs. I first was diagnosed with AA when I wa…

Started by AA Journey

31 Jul 19
Reply by NicoleK

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