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  • By mekhaela · New reply 10:08 pm
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • I've been smoking for so many years now and for me smoking relief me from stress and I don't want to stop but I have to and its stressing me up ...

Scratching Psoriasis Until it Bleeds

  • By denipink56 · New reply 10:08 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies
  • I am new here and am finding inspiration and hope from what i am reading. My name is Denise and i live in Ontario, Canada with my adult son, Daniel and his girlfriend, Laura. I have plaque psoriasis and ...

Scared to start Soriatane

  • By rashrun · New reply 10:01 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 43 replies
  • Anyone who has taken Soriatane please let me know results. I have had palm and sole plaque psoriasis for 2.5 years. Cortisone topics have thined by skin and now the psoriasis is spreading with spots on ...

Hyper from Methotrexate

  • By Lorrylin · New reply 9:58 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 17 replies
  • Hi I have a question for anyone who is taking or has taken Methotrexate. I have been on it since March 2015 and I only take 6 pills per week for PSA. Since I have been on 5-6 pills I have been hyper...I ...

it's here

  • By mekhaela · New reply 9:57 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Every time it comes back it stressing me more and more because I'm very shy to all the people that are at the outside,,, so many judgemental people and I don't know what to do just trying to be confident ...

What to use as alternative shampoo for psoriasis?

  • By j-el-ji · New reply 9:50 pm
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Hi all, im new here in inspire. I have this condition 2 years ago.. last year it did not cme out. i thought everything's alright. Til this summer .. it cme out again.. my scalp starting to cover some ...

Overwhelmed? Newly diagnosed with Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis?

  • By AnnaPsA · New reply 9:28 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies · Photos
  • Where do you start? Don't panic! Don't feel sorry for yourself! Get ready to fight back! How do you fight this? With..... INFORMATION! What should you believe? What is bunk? **Health is the most important ...

Vitamins and minerals testing

  • By Lujan · New reply 9:13 pm
  • Journal · 41 replies
  • So, since my other issues are calming down some(not saying all ok, but like I said, calming down), blood tests coming back normal finally, but I still feel like crap, I've transitioned to looking at other ...

To members with Palmoplantar Pustular Psoriasis ONLY

  • By thirtyyrrn · New reply 9:00 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 67 replies · Photos
  • I have had PPPP for almost 3 years. I just have not found much research on PPPP. I am currently on Soriatane, Methotrexate (20mg every week), and Stelara. As a registered nurse, I used to work for a dermatologist ...

Anyone Get upper respiratory infection while on Otezla??

  • By cbd0901 · New reply 8:55 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 10 replies
  • Started Otezla about 5 weeks ago. No PSA improvement yet but have an upper respiratory infection and had to discontinue while I try to get over the infection. Anyone else experience this? How long did ...

Wool trigger?

  • By nuwanda · Posted 8:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Anyone experienced a definite psoriasis reaction to wool? Itchiness is something many people feel but that's not usually related to psoriasis, just skin in general. But I'm wondering if anyone has made ...

Psoriasis just got much worse

  • By Courtney15 · New reply 8:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • For the past 15 years I have had mild psoriasis (small pencil eraser size spots on trunk/legs). Back in March I went through a stressful event, which is lokg over now, and I started getting large spots ...

A Questions About Food!

  • By CharlesUK · New reply 8:08 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 29 replies · Photos
  • hi guys, as some of you may know 4 weeks ago i have hit a big diet on alakline foods, no more sweets and chocolate, no more dairy... but i have a few questions that i could really do with being answered ...

tattoos and psoriasis

  • By lisanordstrom · New reply 7:48 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Does anyone have a tattoo that has been affected by p years after getting the tattoo. I have p on 2 on my old tattoos and I think it might actually be destroying my tattoos. They are now starting to fade ...

humira injections

  • By Mommytomy5boys · New reply 7:42 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 27 replies
  • My dr has me on humira every 14 days. However it's doing nothing for me after 2 months now. I'm being switched to Enbrel. However waiting on ins to ok it. My question is I did my injection last Sat of ...

Recently experienced symptoms of psoriatic arthritis

  • By Heale · New reply 7:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies
  • I've had very mild plague psoriasis for 3-4 years. I would get small quarter size rashes on elbow, knee, or thumb. About 5 months ago I started getting painful stiffness in fingers and toes. A few weeks ...

Coconut oil Results after three days!!!!!

  • By Yummymummy31 · New reply 7:18 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 64 replies · Photos
  • Hi everyone, Ive been using coconut oil for just three days and im having great results. The first three photo's are ny legs before I started using the oil. The fourth photo is the result im having, Still ...


  • By Survivor29 · New reply 7:10 pm
  • Journal · 207 replies · Photos
  • HUMOR IS ENCOURAGEMENT TOO... Funny Humor...Dry Humor...Odd Humor...Hoenst Humor, ...Make Ya Grin & Smile Humor,...Delayed- Reaction Humor, ... Aaaah Ok, "I'll Give It A Try" Humor,... Silly Humor ...

Is body cleansing real or myth?

  • By mystic12 · New reply 7:00 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 34 replies · Photos
  • I am so totally confused with this issue, if it is real what do you guys take for this please ...

Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By GinaD4 · New reply 5:57 pm
  • Journal · 23 replies · Photos
  • Im new at this group thing but any tips, I will take. I have had Psoriatic Arthritis for a long time. It hurts, and trying to do everyday life is hard. So I would love to just talk about thing my doctor ...

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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.