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PSA and Pain Killers

  • By carlstorm · New reply 4:36 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 19 replies
  • Hey everyone, I am new to this site. I just turned 30 and have been dealing with psa for about 3 years now. At first I assumed it was gout, because I love beer and red meat, and I assumed it was only ...

Dark spots after laser treatment

  • By rurse · New reply 4:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Question for those who have had the xtrac therapy. I finished my treatment in dec and still have they tan spots! Skin is all smooth it's great! My question is how long till the spots fade?? I'm very light ...

arthritis or not

  • By hilary303 · Posted 4:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • does anyone doubt the actual daignosis when syptoms are so vague and sometimes doctors dont listen ...

Antidrug antibodies and TNF-inhibitors

  • By ElizabethRose · New reply 4:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 36 replies
  • It's not uncommon to hear people say that a medication that had worked well in controlling an inflammatory disease "pooped out" for them, meaning that it had stopped working as effectively. I've heard ...

Die Off Period

  • By ChuckBrown · New reply 4:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • Hi All, I've been on Pagano's diet for nearly 4.5 months now. New lesions have been appearing since the 1st month and there hasn't been any clearing what so ever. I'm probably at the worst I've ever been ...

Don't want to count my chickens but...

  • By suzieh1957 · New reply 4:06 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 31 replies
  • I have been reading with great interest all the posts/comments regarding Diet and Psoriasis. Having suffered with Psoriasis for well over 30 years I had really given up all hope of clearing until I came ...

Otezla Pricing How much co payment?

  • By weedkill3 · New reply 4:05 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 6 replies
  • Anyone here lucky enough to have been prescribed Otelza.... for Blue Cross, Aetna, Health Net, Kaiser insurance holders,, What co payment are you paying? What tier drug is this>,,,blue cross has tier ...

Starting Humira very soon - need advice

  • By FlSam · New reply 3:51 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Hi all, After nearly a year of having to wait to do this because of post-ACA crummy insurance, I am finally able to start Humira. I've been up to the maximum dose of Methotrexate (8 pills) for several ...


  • By Judge66 · New reply 3:41 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 22 replies
  • Hi, I have been taking methotrexate for 8 weeks and have had no improvement (10mg) , previous success with ciclosporin but had a really bad flare up in October , since then nothing has worked .. Have ...

Starting Stelara

  • By mixologistmelly · New reply 3:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Saw my dermatologist yesterday morning and got the go ahead to switch from Humira to Stelara. While my psoriasis flared on Humira, its not as bad as it was before I started and it happened verrrrrryyyy ...

AZ Hike-A-Thon

  • By healthygrl · Posted 3:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • A Hike-A-Thon for Psoriasis will be held Saturday, May 17th at Usery Park in Mesa Arizona from 8am-11am. Donate today and recieve a free goodie bag! Please come out and support us and help spread the ...

Laser treatment for Psoriasis

  • By Marlyjane · Posted 3:31 pm
  • Discussion in Conversations · 0 replies
  • Does anyone know where I can get laser treatments in the Denver Colorado area for Psoriasis on the scalp ...

Day 4 of my juice fast...

  • By Jaywalker23 · New reply 3:28 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 39 replies
  • Hey everyone. Just reached day 4 of my juice fast and I have a few questions for anyone who has experienced a juice fast before and if my body is responding normally. I have read others posts about juicing ...

Psoriatic arthritis/Pain in my neck and upper spine

  • By -ZilphaMay- · New reply 3:27 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Hello everyone, I was wondering if any of you who have psoriatic arthritis also have pain in your neck and spine. I have been having a lot of pain/numbness/tingling in my neck, upper spine and running ...

Facial psoriasis

  • By krorp · New reply 3:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 18 replies
  • I am using Taclonex on my psoriasis. It moves around my body sporadically and now it's on my face and spreading. It's extremely upsetting because the Taclonex only "calms" it down. Anybody have any other ...

If you use Black Seed Oil, get in here :)!

  • By mikefranks · New reply 3:14 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 36 replies
  • Hey I've just bought a bottle of BSO, it should be here soon. Got any suggestions on how to use it, diet changes etc? Also, if you used it, when did you start and do you still have relief from it? And ...

Diet is healing my psoriasis

  • By jd444 · New reply 3:07 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • I only have it on my elbows and its just red and inflamed. It's only been a week and I'm not exaggerating it has reduced so freaking much. my right elbow in completely healed, nothing there, my left one ...

Clobetasol Proprionate Directions

  • By vb1 · New reply 2:11 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies
  • Hi, I have Clobetasol cream that I haven't used in awhile and I want to use it. I'm wondering if applying it twice daily as it says on the tube is wise. It's a steroid and it's more powerful than Lidex ...

psoriasis and gym environment

  • By Paulle01 · Posted 1:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • currently, there is no cure for psoriasis, but diet and exercise would certainly help. Anyway, i recently joined the lifetime fitness gym, and i have to wear pant and long sleeve. It was ok when it is ...

Why do you come to this form?

  • By bat1990 · New reply 1:23 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • I've had guttate psoriasis for 4 years now. I first came across this form about a year ago. I came to find answers. I was a slave to clobatosal. I took up the Pagano Diet withs some success and have tried ...

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