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I just found out I have alopecia areata. I wonder if it will be totalis but from what I understand now I have to sit back an wait. I found my first spot a month and a half ago. I already have at least 10 spots.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At what point did you decide to shave your head?

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 3:32pm 13 Comments

I have had AA for 2 months now. I have lost a lot of hair but by the grace of God he gave me a head full so it still looks like I have a ton of hair. I can cover my spots with my remaining hair but I have to zig zag my part and hair spray it like a helmet so the wind doesn't blow it to reveal my spots. The spots on top are coin size so "it isn't that bad" but I hate fixing my hair. It is torture. I do have a spot as big as my palm in the very back...and growing but that is covered. So do I…

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How do you feel physically?

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 12:18pm 6 Comments

Before I found my first spot a month and a half ago I was having migraines lethargic nauseated and dizzy/light headed. I still feel that way to the point sometimes I can barely make it through the day because I am so tired. Is that normal? Is there something else wrong with me? I have wondered about lupus and my husband thinks I need to take gluten out of my diet. He is tired of coming home to a lethargic wive. I just don't know if this is part of the AA or what? Please tell me your experience.… Continue

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At 8:34am on January 2, 2014, Vicki said…
Hi Mindy! How are you doing? Are you covering your spots, or just going with it? I covered mine up until my hair was so thin and scraggly that I couldn't do anything with it. I shaved it off last week and am now at work for my first day with a bald head. Feeling a little anxious about it, but just not comfortable with scarves. Everyone needs to do what feels right for them.
At 6:53pm on November 3, 2013, LeslieAnn Butler said…

Hello and welcome!

How are you today?

Leslie Ann

 
 
 

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