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New drug for pA

Goldenlady
  • By Goldenlady · New reply 1:22 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 30 replies · Photos
  • Hi all iv been given the option to trial a new drug here in uk, So far iv been on methotrexate liver didn't agree with it once the dose went higher so went onto Embrel was great for 4.5 years then pA ...

Cannabis infused topicals

Discodez
  • By Discodez · New reply 1:11 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies · Photos
  • Hello all, Been reading silently for awhile, this is my first post! Wanted to know if anyone else has tried MMJ topicals? I got one not too long ago, it is 200 mgs weed (whatever that means), organic ...

Other Medical Concerns

smileuluvme
  • By smileuluvme · New reply 1:05 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • I was diagnosed with Psoriasis at 6 months old, I am not 32 and starting to see other medical issues. I am also the only one in my family to have Psoriasis. I have mainly stuck with ointments and topicals ...

Methotrexate

bayview50
  • By bayview50 · New reply 1:04 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 17 replies · Photos
  • Once you start taking the methotrexate - do you have to remain on it forever ? Thanks for your help ...

A whole new post which is much more positive

jjnscat54
  • By jjnscat54 · New reply 1:03 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 33 replies
  • Now that I've stirred up a hornet's nest let me tell you some things that work well for me: First one of the oldies but goodies: tar. I get elta tar on amazon and it works well. I have near complete clearance ...

To those who THINK they have found THE CURE

AnnaPsA
  • By AnnaPsA · New reply 12:41 am
  • Journal · 8 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 ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

dakota23
  • By dakota23 · New reply 12:38 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 578 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 ...

Emu cream

Steelo
  • By Steelo · New reply 12:02 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • Hi has anyone tried emu cream ...

What is the best way to lose weight

Danielle2015
  • By Danielle2015 · New reply yesterday at 11:56 pm
  • Discussion in Advocacy for a cure · 18 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 ...

ABOUT TO GIVE UP

Icab
  • By Icab · New reply yesterday at 11:48 pm
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • I have had psoriasis since I was 15. It was very mild back then. A little bit in my scalp, my ears and that's it. After I moved to the US my p started to get worst. I say it was the stressed of living ...

Spinal stenosis just diagnosed. Any advise?

Sheila98
  • By Sheila98 · New reply yesterday at 11:43 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply · Photos
  • I am 46 years old and have suffered with PS and PSA for many years. Just diagnosed in April 2014, and currently getting relief with enbrel. I just had a MRI because of shooting pain in my arm and leg ...

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

kaband2014
  • By kaband2014 · New reply yesterday at 11:43 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 13 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 ...

Psoriasis on Face - Please Help

sjk423
  • By sjk423 · New reply yesterday at 11:32 pm
  • Discussion in Teens and young adults · 21 replies
  • Hello! My name is Sally Kim and I am 21 years old. I was diagnosed with psoriasis about 4 years ago. What started as a small red spot on my left knee gradually spread to all parts of my body. I did not ...

Does coconut oil help psoriasis?

CharleneBenson
  • By CharleneBenson · New reply yesterday at 11:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 28 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 ...

flare up on top of a flare up

TheItch
  • By TheItch · New reply yesterday at 11:16 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 14 replies
  • Hey all, I recently had to give up clobetesal and am flaring worse than ever before. My concern is a co worker is sick with a cold and usually I and up with it. I accidently took a sip of his drink today ...

Constipation caused by painkillers

RyanL
  • By RyanL · New reply yesterday at 10:41 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 31 replies
  • So my health goes from one nightmare to another. Im having my wisdom teeth surgically extracted nest week and on the pain medication I have been given, it lists severe constipation as a side effect. I ...

Otezla side effects: Depression, Nausea, HELP!

joeyviola
  • By joeyviola · New reply yesterday at 10:40 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies · Photos
  • I just started Otezla this week. I am getting the side effects of nausea, upset stomach, headache, fatigue, dizziness, but I can get thru them I think, if i know they may go away . hopefully. I am worried ...

We must fix the gut to fix the disease. Its about to be on.

matter2003
  • By matter2003 · New reply yesterday at 10:38 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 32 replies · Photos
  • I've been reading mane many studies, trials and new research coming out and I don't see how anyone can argue with that people suffering from psoriasis have compromised gut flora. While I am happy that ...

Dealing/Coping

Nynaeve
  • By Nynaeve · New reply yesterday at 10:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 17 replies · Photos
  • Wow, I always thought I would manage if PsA became a reality, or if my Ps got worse. I have has Ps since I was about 8. Sometimes it was better - nearly gone, and other it was worse. But, I have always ...

black seed or blackseed oil

krishnadlhi
  • By krishnadlhi · New reply yesterday at 9:58 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 13 replies
  • Hi guys, I have psoriasis since 2006 and frustrated a lot .but last year I met one Ayurvedic doctor and did panchkarma treatment too(one Ayurvedic approach).with all this I cleared my self approx 70 ...

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