Hi Everyone!It has been a while since I have posted anything on this website and I am glad I can post with some positive news! I have had alopecia universalis since June 2014. I started taking the…Continue
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So just a brief history.
I've had AU since June 2014. It started of as AA to AT to AU. All my hair fell off, from everywhere, including eyelashes and eyebrows. I've tried all forms of treatment, be it steroid tablets, injections, mynoxidal solutions, UV therapy, you name it. None of them worked. My eyebrows and eyelashes did grow back. In 2016, my hair grew back for around a month and then it fell again.
After that, I sort of gave up and went off all…Continue
I have had alopecia universalis for over a year now. My hair did grow back but it fell again.
My earlier medication consisted of betason ( steroid) tablets, tenovate cream and protopic ointment.I also do occlusive phototherapy.
As the improvement is very less, my doctor now suggested I try kenacort injections 40mg once for 3 months.
Thoughts on the injection?
I have alopecia universalis.
I wanted to know if drinking (i.e., the consumption) of alcohol on a regular basis prevents recovery. I couldn't find any definite answers online as to whether it makes the hair fall out or not.
Please do reply.
Everyone keeps telling me to be positive. It will be fine. Don't worry.
But what if doesn't get better? I can't wear a wig for the rest of my life.
I'll explain more on my situation in the next post.
It feels good to find other people going through the same thing!