Jana Hartley
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Wigs for children

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Deletto Feb 11, 2010. 3 Replies

I saw some posts about wigs for children. I am new to alopecia, recently diagnosed myself. Therefore, I am still learning and researching. However, I have heard of a site called Locks of Love which…Continue

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I am a 48 year old mother of 2 young children ages 9 and 6. Happily married for 14 years to a wonderful husband. I live in the northwest and work part time as a pre-op nurse. I love my job. I am newly diagnosed with alopecia. I can cope.
Do you have alopecia?
Scarring alopecia
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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My Alopecia Story

Posted on April 21, 2011 at 11:17am 5 Comments

Last year I was diagnosed with a mixed Scarring Alopecia. Alopecia is just a fancy word for hair loss. This is an extremely rare condition. There are many different types of Alopecia (including male pattern baldness) and they are further categorized into scarring and non-scarring.

Without medication my symptoms are a bright red inflamed scalp, dry flaky lesions, prickly pear itching,, patchy areas of pustules that burst and drain. and areas of tenderness all over my scalp. It is… Continue

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At 1:38pm on October 19, 2016, Life said…


Did you find anything that works for the scarring alopecia?


At 1:34pm on October 14, 2009, LeslieAnn Butler said…
Hello and welcome, Jana!
What part of the NW do you live in? I'm in Portland, OR.
How are you doing today? Let me know.


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