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If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply 8:40 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 582 replies
  • I've been taking the new oral medication Otezla for about 6 or 7 weeks now. I have not felt any benefit at all...yet. I called Celgene (the manufacturer of Otezla) today, and was told that they're getting ...

Foods that will instantly relieve psoriasis?

  • By Mvrkoney · New reply 8:17 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 157 replies
  • I've got psoriasis on the scalp and would like to know foods or vitamins that will instantly treat inflammation to make it less noticeable ...

Swelling on the left side of my body.

  • By drinkglory · New reply 8:11 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • I switched to Simponi 2 months ago after 5 years of Enbrel. My left side of my body is swollen from my jaw to my toes and everything in between. If I walk the swelling falls the hand is the worse with ...

SHOCKED I called Humira they can't confirm if product contains gluten

  • By OpentoLearning8 · New reply 8:07 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 25 replies
  • I am soooo taken back. I called Humira and company can't confirm Humira contains no gluten. Oh my... People w/psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are suppose to stay away from gluten. Humira is suppose ...

Body pH and Psoriasis- Part 2

  • By ashish_agarwal · New reply 7:52 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 15 replies
  • Not sure if excessive acidic body pH causes Psoriasis.But,worsening of psoriasis symptoms are possible due to excessive acidic body pH levels. When your kidney,liver and lungs would not be able to flush ...


  • By sean1987 · New reply 7:47 am
  • Discussion in Conversations · 2 replies
  • Is it bad to have one takeaway a week when eating healthy all week ...

Humira/ MtX8 and low WBC

  • By tiredandwired · New reply 7:08 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Hi- Dx. with PSA Jan. 2014. On 20 mg. MtX8 since the beginning, started Humia 40 mg. ever other week a in Feb. at which point my MtX8 decreased to 10 mg. I had 2 injections of Humira then had to hold ...


  • By dakota23 · New reply 6:18 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 355 replies · Photos
  • Thepain and Dakota23 got to talking. They thought that since their two threads had been getting good results--it might be smart to join forces against a common enemy--psoriasis. Besides, two heads (one ...

Magnesium Chloride Flakes

  • By Toby2by4 · New reply 6:07 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 258 replies · Photos
  • Hi all, I'm giving the magnesium flakes and water a try based on info provided by thepain. Some folks say it works. The sole reason for this discussion is to track success or failure. I have had P for ...

Gone to a new level

  • By Rusty11 · New reply 6:00 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • After seeing yet another Doctor he was stunned to see the state of the huge weeping bright red sore on my hip. On other parts of my body my rash is red, but not raised. This Doctor immediately preformed ...

I'm going to get rid of my psoriasis

  • By Jo1234 · New reply 5:37 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 39 replies
  • I have had psoriasis for 14 years now. I am around 75% covered plaque/guttate type. I've had enough now. I'm getting married in October and I'm going to be free and clear. I have been researching psoriasis ...

Darn and double darn. Make it triple darn.

  • By Lujan · New reply 5:32 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies
  • Was on Humira for about 5 weeks, but had to stop it. Long story. supposedly will be out of my system in about two weeks since the half life is 14-19 days or months depending on who one believes. Don't ...

3 Weeks Post-op from Back Fusion Surgery

  • By Shellyp · Posted 5:02 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Here's another update, it helps me to go back and remind myself how far I have come! I am walking every day (sometimes I really have to motivate myself!), today I did 1.2 miles. I still am taking naproxyn ...

I think my sister and maybe even my mother may have psoriatic arthritis

  • By Lujan · New reply 4:16 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 6 replies
  • So, I have had plaque psoriasis for about 10 years, the psoriatic arthritis for about 2-3 years. I buried my head in the sand about the arthritis and the 5 doctors I have seen in these past 10 years(3 ...


  • By cassidy123 · New reply 4:13 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies · Photos
  • Hello my names Cassy I have been suffering for 6 years with really bad psoriasis every where head to toe with it my scalp and everything it's causing me to be depressed uncomfortable unable to stay out ...

Leaky Gut leads to Psoriasis...

  • By kmlvr9 · New reply 4:07 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 10 replies
  • INTESTINAL PARASITES, BACTERIAL DYSBIOSIS AND LEAKY GUT EXCERPTS FROM POWER HEALING (RANDOM HOUSE, 1998) BY LEO GALLAND, M.D. The human intestine maintains within its inner cavity a complex, crowded environment ...

Please advise Humura OR Enbrel

  • By gluck9842 · New reply 3:52 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 19 replies
  • HI I have been taking Methotraxite know for almost a year once again it seems like it is beating up my Immune system I want to switch to Humura or Enbrel. Of course the Metho helped with only the Psoritic ...

Woman w/long thick hair, should I shave head?

  • By Bishop1 · New reply 2:32 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 24 replies
  • I have scalp psoriasis. I use T-Gel and T-Sal shampoo on a daily basis. The prescription medication that my dermatologist prescribed I find of very little use because I can barely get it down into my ...

Help! Taking Amoxicillin

  • By Ark2015 · New reply 12:43 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • Hey group, I'm a new member. It's nice to finally find a family who understands exactly what I'm going thru. I was just prescribed amoxicillin for a inflamed tonsil and am scared to take it. I've read ...

Tired Of people asking

  • By akr2085 · New reply 12:22 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 24 replies · Photos
  • Hello! I`m spending my day resting at home, when i decide to go for some grossery shopping. I have psoriasis on my forehead and around my neck. Usually i cover up my marks with some makeup and wear a ...

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The TalkPsoriasis Support Community connects people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by the National Psoriasis Foundation, an Inspire trusted partner.