After a horrendous year I developed Alopecia Ophiasis for the first time at age 62, lost about a third of my hair along the back, It started to all grow back when I had another couple setbacks in my…Continue
"Hello nzahir my doctor recommended using the foam in addition to xeljanz it helps fill in spots and it is relatively inexpensive. The thing is you cannot stop using it! if you do the hair does fall out for that reason I have held off on using…"
"Agreed would never forgo the vaccine, having said that my doctor never mentioned anything about stopping xeljanz when I get vaccinated! and a little late now was vaccinated last spring. I am on the lowest dose 5mg twice a day and my hair is…"
"Newjack my doctor recommended shingles vaccines because Xeljanz can cause skin issues. I had a Candida outbreak prior to taking this drug, autoimmune I am sure, put myself on a strict candida diet no alcohol etc and it eventually cleared…"
"Good for you had amazing results! I have been on Xeljanz since May, no side effects no strange blood work. My hair although white is growing back also, I am on a low dose compared to some of the threads I am reading, 5mg twice daily. I…"
"Hello sorry I know this is long after your post. I just logged on and had never heard of stopping Xeljanz prior or after the Covid vaccine. My physician never recommended that. I started 5mg Xeljanz twice a day in May and I had complete hair…"
That is heartbreaking, I imagine many of us may end up with low WBC from this drug but I hope not. I too would stop the Xeljanz if it were me, hair loss sucks, but it's not cancer!
anyone else on the blog have this happen? "
"Sabine I agree! I am 66 had a full beautiful head of thick hair, last year over a period of 4 months lost everything, eyebrows, lashes not a hair on my body. Out of no where! no history of alopecia.
I would love to participate in the…"
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