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Getting Contradictions In Advice

  • By DF3 · New reply 3:39 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies
  • Hi, In looking for my treatment for P and PA, with a preference towards the protection of my joints, i am getting contradicting advice on my treatment. My original consultant couldn't diagnose my PA ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

  • By dakota23 · New reply 2:47 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 187 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 ...

PA Knee replacement

  • By Deltaz44 · New reply 2:27 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Any idea how to find too surgeons for knee replacement. Live in Florida .... Looking like it's time at 42 ...

I hate my psorasis! HELP!

  • By Kayleighy · New reply 2:26 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Psoriasis when i was 17, since then it been on and off. I managed to get rid of almost all of my psorasis on my body for a good 5 months by taking a medication called neoral and regualary ...

Big push to get rid of this!!

  • By ross91 · New reply 2:06 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 114 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 ...

Psoriasis 70% covering my body.......feeling desperate

  • By Prayforlove · New reply 2:05 am
  • Journal · 41 replies
  • Hi everyone, I am having my 25 years old birthday next month.. I am a Asian girl live in Canada, my English is not that good, but I am trying my best to share with u. If you don't like reading it, just ...

Detox supplements and diet made my skin flare!

  • By EmilyD · New reply 1:07 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis community news · 9 replies
  • I have been reading posts for 3 years... what helps most people and trying them all! My worst outbreak happened after cutting out foods, dairy, gluten, starches, nightshades . I was taking high doses ...

Think I May Have Discovered My Trigger

  • By Jess0507 · New reply 12:57 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • It's been quite some time since I've been here but as of the past four months, I've had a remission like I've never experienced. For all intents and purposes, my "P" seems to have vanished or at least ...

Psoriasis Help

  • By Ro12 · New reply 12:14 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • I have had psoriasis since i was 14. My parents split up (got back together 1 year later) but I think that triggered it along with all the stress of being 14 i would imagine. I had the best childhood ...

I am losing it

  • By tabula56 · New reply 12:10 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • I have plaque P on my hands and feet., When it is on my hands it spreads to under my nails so my nails become deformed and I have lost a few the past couple of years. Humera was great but it started to ...

Real Hope!!!

  • By Flintchick · New reply yesterday at 11:49 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 346 replies · Photos
  • I hope that I am not premature in sharing this. I don't want to contribute another false hope to our group, but I am really excited. I was going to wait for more results first, but summer is almost here ...

Toe nail photo. What do you think?

  • By RobinWF · New reply yesterday at 11:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 36 replies · Photos
  • My feet ache. A rheumatologist told me I had regular osteoarthritis a couple of years ago. He knew I had psoriasis. My toenails have gotten worse lately. The yellow might be staining from nail polish ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply yesterday at 11:34 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 260 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 ...


  • By castlerock · New reply yesterday at 11:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 16 replies
  • Just wondering if any of you have taken Tramadol and if it helped your Psa ...

Coconut Oil Supplements

  • By kristiegeorge · New reply yesterday at 11:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 21 replies
  • I saw a bottle of Coconut Oil Supplements while in TJ Maxx one day and was intrigued, but I try to limit my supplement intake. Has anyone every tried these? I tried drinking Vita Coco, but I can only ...

Sick and still injected enbrel?

  • By hawwa · New reply yesterday at 10:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Has anyone gotten a cold and still taken the weekly enbrel injection? I got a cold end of last week and still took my enbrel on monday because I thought my cold was mild, but now I am worse, coughing,congested ...

Humira/Methotrexate side effects.

  • By JenyJ · New reply yesterday at 10:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • Well I had my third Humira shot last night and Methotrexate shot this morning. Been on the Metho for almost a year with very minor side effects. Drove to work this morning and my stomach/lower intestine ...

If Mama ain't happy....

  • By Tamisuewho · New reply yesterday at 10:28 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • I have been a lurker here for years, but don't post much. SO... here's my story, sad but true. :) I was diagnosed with psoriasis in 1996 at age 28. I remember the first patch on my head. In fact, it was ...

Can you live this "normal" life while on a biologic?

  • By cncrnd · New reply yesterday at 10:26 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 23 replies
  • If I go on a biologic (specifically Enbrel, possible Humira), considering the decrease in our ability to fight infections, do I need to be worried about things like the following, or pending it's effectiveness ...

Am I "bad enough" to start a biologic?

  • By cncrnd · New reply yesterday at 10:01 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 14 replies
  • For those that don't know me, hello! A little of my background info: - I'm 27, male, diagnosed with Psoriasis 6 years ago, PsA 5 years ago. I've had Ps and PsA for over 10 years tho - My pain includes ...

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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.