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Has your skin turned black

  • By Anushka1 · New reply 10:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • So I can describe myself as fair and because of the worst pustular psoriasis I have ever had by skin has literally turned black. Imagine this, black from by knees to my ankles. Any suggestions? And I ...

Psoriasis diet it worked once

  • By TigerMelbourne · New reply 10:09 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Hi has anyone else ever tried diet I did this once for 6 weeks & my nails & psoriasis cleared up I was covered up to 70% Tiger ...

Humira practice

  • By KathyOG · New reply 10:09 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 8 replies
  • Just used my talking Humira practice pen. Very cool. It has taken a bit of the fear out of starting my injections. Wednesday 8/6 is go day for me. The irony of being a nurse with needle phobia does not ...

New Fasting Technique?

  • By lch1 · New reply 10:00 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 10 replies
  • Has anyone considered the 3-day water fast that the AMA has published as a reset for the immune system? The recent publication by the Univ of Southern California was widely broadcast. It was based on ...

Need some advice

  • By Mmfri · New reply 9:57 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I am having such a confusing time dealing with my current psoriasis flare. I had been on Enbrel for the past 10 years and it helped tremendously with my PsA and P. Due to some weird, scary side effects ...

Crazy biker?

  • By LiveLongAndProsper · New reply 9:55 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 12 replies
  • So this morning, there was a "three club bike ride" which means we had company from other area biking clubs. I wanted to go mountain bike riding, but I decided to ride with my friends for the special ...

Does anybody have a used Narrowband UVB light wand to sell

  • By whisperina · Posted 9:54 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • I'm looking to buy a used Narrowband UVB light wand. I'm hoping that somebody out there has one to sell. My insurance doesn't cover it and I'm on a fixed disability income and can't afford a new one ...

Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By malpoddy · New reply 9:45 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 32 replies
  • Hi, I'm new to the discussion and have just been diagnosed with psoriasis arthritis. After watching some of my fingers change over the last couple of years and being told it was ositio arthritis. My GP ...

Reporting doctor to state

  • By Graylady13 · New reply 9:44 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 45 replies
  • I am considering reporting my pain doctor to the state for refusing me treatment. I am suffering with pustular psoriasis on my torso, back, buttocks, arms, thighs, hands, and face. My pain is extreme ...

Stelara/ hopeless

  • By FrauKatieKat · New reply 9:43 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • Well I have had 2 shots of stelara , and my 3rd one is in September .Since then my inverse psoriasis has been slowly taking over my body. It is on the backside of my knees (I can't bend my legs). It is ...

Limu and Psoriasis

  • By Snakeskin · New reply 9:35 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • I have been drinking LIMU for 3 weeks and notice a significant difference in my feet, hands and hair !! THIS IS NOT A SCAM !!! LIMU has over 1100 independent studies and the Library of Medicine and MANY ...

How can I lighten/soften my psoriasis in a few days?

  • By katherine1234 · New reply 9:27 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • Hi everyone, I'm Katherine and I'm a 17 year old who has been suffering from Psoriasis since I was very young. I'm currently freaking out because I am going on vacation with my friends on Saturday, but ...

Leaky Gut...will we ever know?

  • By Danford321 · New reply 9:26 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 244 replies
  • 8/1089000262822.html?from=moreStories Just thought I'd throw this out there. Seems the doctors are split about proof too... Any thoughts ...

Scalp Psoriasis

  • By BarbinNC · New reply 9:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • I have struggled with finding a medication (cure?) for the psoriasis on my scalp for the last two or three years and it has almost driven me to the brink. I went through different shampoos and oils that ...

How do you guys moisturize and use topicals?

  • By mystic12 · New reply 9:16 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Whenever you get stubborn plaque, just curious how you guys manage using the topicals and moisturizing at the same time? Do you simply use the topical meds over the plague areas and spread moisturizing ...

Alternative for Margarine or butter?

  • By mystic12 · New reply 9:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 42 replies
  • I have started using egg whites and Almond milk, now on to a replacement for Margarine and butter. From my research it shows that 'I can't believe it's not butter", Earth Balance and Smart Balance Spreads ...

hi everyone...Im Baaaaaack

  • By greenize64 · Posted 9:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Hi all....I'm sure many of you don't remember me. My name is jenn. I was on inspire All last spring and summer. I'm coming back finally after a bad year. I had a heart attack, my son was diagnosed With ...

Nicotine and ppp

  • By amysuerose · New reply 8:59 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I just joined a few days ago and am amazed at the wealth of info and advice I now have; also the warmth and positive attitudes of those who struggle with this disorder. I hope those attitudes will "rub ...

Starting Enbrel the week of August 4th

  • By Doc600 · New reply 8:16 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 14 replies
  • I have both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Both have worsened this summer. After lots on conversation with my doc, we have decided to start enbrel next week. I have schedule a nurse, through enbrel ...

Kombucha and psoriasis

  • By JoeLepore154 · New reply 8:14 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 47 replies
  • I have been suffering from psoriasis on my hands, elbows and knees. It has taken a turn for the worst over the last 3 years. I've tried every topical steroid cream, non steroid cream, ect. The dermatologist ...

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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.