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Something that really works !!!!!!!

  • By thepain · New reply 6:17 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 22 replies
  • I have severe Psoriasis and have had it for 20yrs + I have scars everywhere from head to toe, I have been treated with everything from Methotrexate to Enbrel, and every topical treatment from Tar everything ...


  • By doctorfoster · New reply 6:00 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis community news · 11 replies · Photos
  • We seem to have lost our main site in UK for psoriasis and I suspect that Facebook or similar is the main problem with everybody on the social media sites. I don't suppose that there is somebody on this ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply 5:52 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 337 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 ...

Has anyone had luck with cyclosporine?

  • By jayjay1664 · New reply 5:47 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Hi all any joy with this drug? How long does it take to work ? I'm at 8 days no difference cheers ...

Psorisis fingers/elbows/knees and now recently genitals

  • By Stev1984 · New reply 5:27 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • Hello I've had psorisis on my fingers, knees and elbows for quite a few years - it comes and goes; when bad it's the white patchy type; a dermatologist and then general doctor prescribed Diprosone which ...


  • By bogey5th · New reply 5:23 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • First time on here; I was diagnosed at 51 and am now 65. A product of the 60'70's, with a long history in being a natural childbirth instructor and always investigating alternatives, I have been trying ...

On Happy Feet and Finding Shoes

  • By AnnaPsA · New reply 5:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 10 replies · Photos
  • If our feet aren't happy, we aren't happy! Foot pain and/or ill fitting shoes can ruin our entire day. It pays to research the subject and invest time and money in finding relief for our aching feet ...

Severe Guttate Psoriasis

  • By MadyG · New reply 4:59 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Hi there, I am 18 and have had severe guttate psoriasis for about 3 months... it started as a small rash on my chest and spread quickly to my entire body after a strep infection. I have tried topical ...


  • By annepp · New reply 4:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies · Photos
  • Has anyone either used or heard of anyone using IVIG to treat P or PsA. I know it is used to treat other auto immune diseases and was wondering about this. Thanks in advance ...


  • By CCC · New reply 3:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 15 replies
  • My pain management doctor prescribed me Oxycotin today - He says it's not a medication that is taken on "as needed basis" - basically it's two pills a day to manage the chronic pain. Has anyone taken ...

Strep Connection

  • By susiequery · New reply 3:30 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • I am really disturbed about the number of people who have this insidious disease (even my derm said it's increasing) and the new members popping up on this board. While everyone has had strep in their ...


  • By KnitWit-arky · Posted 3:13 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I can take it no more. As of 12/18/14 I fired my doctor! She has done nothing to assist with getting rid of this horrible red spots all over my body. I cannot take it anymore! Now I am in a major world ...

Does coconut oil help psoriasis?

  • By CharleneBenson · New reply 3:07 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 33 replies
  • I have had a couple of small spots on my elbows for about 10 years, I'm now 28 and this time last year I woke up with some small red spots on my body. Mainly my arms and legs and a few on my stomach and ...

To those who THINK they have found THE CURE

  • By AnnaPsA · New reply 2:39 pm
  • Journal · 14 replies · Photos
  • New members visit our board on a regular basis, proclaiming they have found THE CURE. On closer inspection, as a rule, that so called cure is less than a month old. Once that cure is over, we don't hear ...

Does Guttate Psoriasis go away naturally?

  • By quyeno · New reply 2:25 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies · Photos
  • Hi I've read Guttate Psoriasis will eventually go away on it on accord which can take months. Has anyone experienced this? How long did it take you to clear and how long was your remission? Thanks Q ...

What is the best way to lose weight

  • By Danielle2015 · New reply 2:08 pm
  • Discussion in Advocacy for a cure · 22 replies · Photos
  • Hello everyone. I would like to ask you what is the best way to lose weight in a healthy manner. I am 45 years old and I have two children. I weight almost 100 kg and I would really like to get rid of ...

Concurrent conditions Psa (autoimmunity) and Immunodeficiency-what to do?

  • By kaband2014 · New reply 2:05 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 15 replies
  • I just got diagnosed with PSA 8 months since onset and have erosion in 2 finger joints. I just got diagnosed with "CVID" commom variable Immune deficiency , basically an immunosupppressed condition. The ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

  • By dakota23 · New reply 1:00 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 582 replies · Photos
  • This could be a Game Changer Today, September 24, I had an appointment with my dermatologist. He took one look at my skin, his eyes widened and all he said was “WOW!” Then he said “that was from Narrow ...

to this day

  • By jamieguia10 · New reply 12:32 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • im 17 year old girl who has a skin conddition. knowing that since i was 9 years old. from gread from 3-6 i was bullied alot for it, yet i didnt see anything wrong with myself until i was 16. hidding away ...

2nd injection of Stelara

  • By Jo5773 · New reply 12:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 29 replies · Photos
  • Hello you lovely bunch Guess what ?!!!!! After 12 weeks of suffering from PPP & plaque & guttate psoriasis I'm finally turning a corner :-) I've had no new pustules for about 4 days & my hands as you ...

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