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Pustular psoriasis

  • By Sandykae · New reply 5:00 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 19 replies
  • Help. I know every one says it is not contagious. But the pustular psoriasis is spreading to other parts of my body from the palms of my hands. My hands are red with blisters and very itchy. I apply shower ...


  • By GloriaN · New reply 5:00 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I think I found a Dermatologist who is finally doing something more than just looking at my hands and feet and saying, "yep, you have Psoriasis." This doctor did a skin biopsy to actually put a name to ...

Laughter, Best Medecine For Sue (ENGLISHTEATIME)

  • By Mandymuff · New reply 4:58 pm
  • Discussion in Emotional support and coping techniques · 10 replies · Photos
  • Hello Everyone, and especially friends of Englishteatime. Our dear friend and fellow Inspire member Sue, has been going through a trial which is far worse than most of us have ever suffered, and she is ...

Dr Jerome Shupack - NYC - great reputation

  • By mopper · New reply 4:55 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Hello all, I was recently told about a Dr Jerome Shupack being the miracle worker for patients with psoriasis. Apparently, ppl come from all over the world to see him. I did some googling and all I was ...


  • By Zen1974 · New reply 4:55 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 35 replies
  • I was wondering how many people with psoriatic arthritis are HLA-B27 positive. I have tested negative for the gene but I do have Psa. Does anyone know what a positive test indicates? Can it predict disease ...

Otezla and Antidepressants?


Otezla- insurance co resistance

  • By leatherman · New reply 4:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 41 replies
  • I have a rhumy that acts like he can persuade my insurance co. They turned down a pre authorization already and denied my appeal. Any tricks to this? HELP ...

Possibly starting meotrexate

  • By Sheleen · New reply 3:53 pm
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • It been a while since I been on due to lack of Internet access and life taking over! Its been a challenge for me to find things that work for me and with everything I try my condition has worsened. I ...

what exactly causes psoriasis?

  • By denipink56 · New reply 3:47 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • why is there so much conflicting info about P on the internet? i am just confused. my understanding is P is hereditary and so we are predisposed. then i read that smoking and lithium can be causes of ...


  • By a_kelly93 · New reply 3:39 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • It's hard being a confident young woman with psoriasis. I've always worn long sleeve shirts and pants all the time to hide the condition, but I want to be confident in myself to get over the fact that ...

What do you guys think of phototherapy

  • By totes · New reply 3:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 18 replies
  • I have plaque psoriasis and plan on going in a light box 3 times a week for 3 months. Tmrw will be my 3rd visit? What yall think about it ...

Smoking triggers Psoariasis

  • By ashish_agarwal · New reply 3:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 10 replies
  • Researching over internet about the foods/life style habits which triggers psoriasis; smoking is on top of this list in almost all the articles.So, I have tried to paper down some of the reasons that ...


  • By bliss4me · New reply 3:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • Currently I am using prescription ketoconazole 2% Shampoo, wondering what others who suffer from scalp psoriasis use that works for them. I alternate treatment with T-Sal and Selsun Blue, but I just feel ...

Dealing with Stress

  • By denipink56 · New reply 3:15 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 13 replies · Photos
  • i listen to a lot of different kinds of music to deal with stress. having psoriasis i am always thinking of new ways to deal with stress. what are your stress busters? here is my favorite stress releasing ...


  • By Bluekipper · New reply 2:53 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Hi. I'm new to this board and to psoriasis. I was 41 when it started and now I'm 42 and getting more covered by the minute. Head, legs, torso, back, buttocks, and genitals. What a treat !!!! Tried devobet ...

psoriatic arthritis

  • By cathy4928 · New reply 2:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • I'm a Lady and I had psoriasis for 25 years on my head and forehead. I inherited it from my grandfather on my moms side. I was only 10 when I seen it on my grandfathers arms I didn't know what it was ...

Hiking The Appalachian Trail For Psoriasis Awareness

  • By fntmrich · New reply 1:30 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies · Photos
  • Check out my campaign to hike from Georgia to Maine to raise awareness for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: the-at-for-psoriasis-awareness ...

Big push to get rid of this!!

  • By ross91 · New reply 1:27 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 100 replies
  • This is my first post here! I've had guttate psoriasis for almost 10 years and I'm tryig to make a change to heal it! I went to see a nutrional therapist a few months ago and have had a food allergy test ...

Stelara... Dose 4 (so update time)

  • By gawxfreak · Posted 12:42 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I wish that I had better news to report. I was really hopefully that the 3rd dose would do the trick, and though there was remarkable improvement, after month one, things deteriorated after month 2 was ...

Dr. Furhman's Dietary "Cure"

  • By KCTPAC · Posted 12:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • My wife just sent me a link to him. He is claiming reversal of and curing autoimmune arthritis with alternate medicine with vegan diet. Anyone out there can substantiate such claims ...

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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.