I am 38 yrs of age (soon to be 39) . I have Alopecia Total Universalis. I have been like this for 5 yrs. I lost it all when I had my 4 yr old. I just had a baby 6 weeks ago, and am now discovering I am growing peach fuzz. I had AA when I was 15, and did the cortizone shots, and through out the years did topical ointments, which did nothing for me, except stain my hair and scalp, and cause bad burns. My photo shows me with a wig, and unless out running around, I don't wear my wig. I live in PA, and if anyone needs any support, I am here for them.
Hi Becky thanks for your welcome - am afraid I do nothing abt my AU now - I just get on with life - to me there are a lot worse conditions out there - AU is not life threatening but can make you down - BUT only if you let it - keep smiling and stay positive!
Thanks for welcome!
I have seen your pics,and they are amazing!Very emotional!
You have a very pretty children...are the boys twins?
I have a twin brother,and is my best friend...He has not alopecia,and is exactly like me,but with hair,and he is married and has two boys!
Anyway...glad to talk with you and to have you as a friend!
Hi Becky, I have been AU for 7 years....lost mine after a hysterectomy. I face the same issues with my wigs. I am a little better at showing people my bare head, but I always feel "naked" in front of them.
Just within the last 3 months I have started to have some regrowth. I started taking Methotrexate for my rhuematoid arthritis which is the only thing I can think is making it grow....I have eyelashes for the first time in 7 years! Have you ever had any break throughs with growth during the last 5 years other than after your baby was born? By the way congrats....what a beautiful baby.... I have on daughter (through invitro fertilization) who is now 19 and on adopted son who is 11.
talk to you soon
ps....I don't get on here very much
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