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I think I want a wig, but I'm reluctant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christine Sep 30, 2013. 29 Replies

Hi, I'm new and decided to join alopecia world for some helpful hints on how to handle my alopecia areata. I had been diagnosed with alopecia areata after I reluctantly went to the dermatologist…Continue

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I am an architecture student studying at the University of Oklahoma.I first noticed hair loss in late March.In early May I was diagnosed with AA. I have now been doing 3 months of treatment (steroid injections and a topical steroid) with no results.I am trying hard to stay healthy, positive, and busy while I learn to accept.
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Alopecia areata
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Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 12:04am on March 30, 2014, Bunny gave Carmen a gift
At 12:16am on November 11, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome!

How are you today?

Leslie Ann

At 11:46am on June 8, 2013, Bunny said…

I have no hair on the top of my head because of Trichotillomania (hair pulling condition). But, long hair on the sides and back. I only pull on the top it seems.

Anyways, I read your discussion about being skeptical of getting a wig. There are these wigs you could buy that aren't full wigs called "toppers" and they just go on the top of your head. From your picture, you have beautiful long locks. I don't own a topper yet, but I plan on getting one because its summer. :)

 
 
 

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