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My aa turned to au in February. Now my fingernails are disintegrating. Has anyone had this happen and then recovered functional nails? Has anyone had any type of therapy (meds, nutrition) that helped…Continue

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sampeckard replied to readwrite62's discussion Nails
"I also have trouble with my nails; they are fragile and thin. I also started treatment with Biotin, but I will only try it for a few weeks. I think the problem is due to the lack of vitamins because I take great care of my nails. Especially now,…"
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I have aa. Had it many years ago as a child when I lost all the hair on my arms and legs and had some patches on my scalp. That all grew back but it reoccurred starting in 2008 with patches. They grow back after injections but new ones always seem to come along.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 8:11pm on October 30, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hmm, I have no idea about the steriod shots. I stopped taking them many years ago -- too much trouble for nothing, and like you said, it's probably not very healthy! But with all the research going on right now, I am sure there will be a viable treatment for alopecia within the next five years!

At 7:42pm on October 30, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome!

How are you today?

Leslie Ann



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