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  • Indianapolis, IN
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My name is Erika I was recently diagnosed with Alopecia. I am the only person in my family that has alopecia. I do not really know anyone that has it. This has been all very new and scary for me! I love sports! I am a big baseball fan and a football fan GO COLTS!! :) I have a full time job and I am in medical supply. I love to be outside and go boating. Anything else...Just ask!!
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

Erika's Blog

Update on steroid shots

Posted on May 26, 2012 at 10:00pm 2 Comments

So the last blog I posted I told you all about how I was recently diagnosed with Alopecia Areata. I tried the Saline Solution and it did not work, I then tried the 7 steroid shots into my head. Unfortunately it did not work for me. In fact it has only gotten worse. I still encourage others to try the shots. They were not that painful to me but I still say if you have not tried them yet defiantly do try. I was recently told to try tea tree oil. Have any of you tried it and had success? I also…


Steroid shots

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 5:00pm 13 Comments

I was diagnosed about six weeks ago with Alopecia Areata. This disease is very new to me. I tried the steroid solution and it just irritated my skin. Yesterday (4/23) was my first time getting the steroid shots. I was given 7. So how many of you have tried the steroid shots? If these shots do not work I am considering getting a biopsy done just to see what is going on and making sure there are not any other auto immune disease effecting my system. Also what has everyone been trying for their…


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At 7:34pm on April 9, 2012, Alyce Jayne Martin said…

Welcome Erika,

I live about 45 minutes from you.

I have had alopecia universalis most of my life.

Let me know if you would like to meet for coffee.


At 8:12pm on March 28, 2012, LeslieAnn Butler said…

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

At 6:07pm on March 22, 2012, BTB (John) said…
Hi Erika sorry we missed you on chat I have an election to lose so kinda busy. Pat and I have found AW a great site you'd a get some odd bods but you soon sort them out. Enjoy your stay and see you on chat.
At 5:09pm on March 22, 2012, Carmen Dayhoff said…

Hey Erika! Welcome to Alopecia World! I hope you find a lot of info here.



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