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Crazy biker?

  • By LiveLongAndProsper · New reply 7:43 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 8 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 ...

Leaky Gut...will we ever know?

  • By Danford321 · New reply 7:42 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 234 replies
  • 8/1089000262822.html?from=moreStories Just thought I'd throw this out there. Seems the doctors are split about proof too... Any thoughts ...

Alternative for Margarine or butter?

  • By mystic12 · New reply 7:38 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 24 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 ...

What to expect with Arava?

  • By gingersnappat · New reply 7:34 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Hi Team, I will start Arava next week with a three day loading dose followed by the standard dose. What should I expect? Side effects? I am little nervous with this medication. Thanks, Patrick ...

Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By malpoddy · New reply 7:27 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 30 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 ...

Nervous mom

  • By Tpryce0520 · New reply 7:17 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • Hi all, My 15 year old daughter was diagnosed with psoriasis about a year ago. Creams worked great in the beginning then stopped working. In the past 6 months it has got much worse and is now on her scalp ...

Reporting doctor to state

  • By Graylady13 · New reply 6:46 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 37 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 ...

Thank you

  • By Sabinalove · New reply 6:33 am
  • Discussion in Conversations · 6 replies
  • I just wanted to find somebody to talk to about psoriasis. My friends don't know much about psoriasis so I really need to have a word with someone how painful sometimes it could be having psoriasis. Thank ...

inverse sufferers !?!

  • By beautifullyFLAWED · New reply 6:30 am
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • DOES ANYBODY ON HERE HAVE INVERSE PSORIASIS?? & or anybody have it full blown on their private parts?? Ha ha... Yeah I am going crazy obsessing about this disease that is taking over my body ...

Starting Enbrel the week of August 4th

  • By Doc600 · New reply 5:14 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 12 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 ...

For plaque psoriasis

  • By mtsekhar · Posted 3:20 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Dear All, I'm from India and I'm using Ayurvedic medication from the past two and half years. And had the condition for more than 12+ years. I was having P all over my body when I approached my doc now ...

ALARMED at some of the ?-able advice and info on this board!(edit at top)

  • By GailinNY · New reply 2:37 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 127 replies
  • ETA: First, I never realized there was an edit button! That's awesome. Ok. So think this board is great. I think its great we can share ideas and come together. I think its great the hive gets the experience ...

Does masturbation aggravate Psoriasis?

  • By ababababab · New reply 2:28 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 18 replies
  • Hello people. I am relatively new here. So I have been having a terrible flare up of P that has dramatically affected my life and I wanted to pinpoint the triggers that might have caused this. I quit ...

Need to vent to those who understand

  • By sweetrobs2 · New reply 1:35 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 15 replies
  • I actually wrote 4 large paragraphs giving details as to why I feel as I do. Then I decided it was too much information. Let's just say my immediate family say they are sympathetic, but their actions ...

New to the site/Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By MaryWesker · New reply 1:33 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Hi there web board! I just discovered this site and I gotta say, just seeing that there are others that are going through what I am has really helped me. It's cool and I wanted to introduce myself ...

Stelara... Dose 3 down

  • By gawxfreak · New reply yesterday at 11:41 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • My derm and I were both hopeful that Dose 2 of Stelara would have kicked p's butt... unfortunately, it didn't quite go like that. After a 3 month waiting period between doses 2 and dose 3, my p away from ...

How safe is home brew Kombucha tea or purchased SCOBY ?

  • By Goody2 · New reply yesterday at 10:44 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 9 replies
  • I have my first Kombucha tea brewing in the cupboard, on its 4th day. Now I am thinking I will throw it out. How would I ever determine if all the bacteria and yeasts in it are beneficial? ...

Seattle Area Dermatologists

  • By mlr84 · New reply yesterday at 10:18 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Hey everyone! I am moving to the Seattle area in a month or so and need a psoriasis savvy dermatologist. Anyone have any suggestions for me? Much appreciated in advance ...

Humira Side Effects

  • By eashoe · New reply yesterday at 9:08 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies
  • I took my second dose of Humira five days ago. The first dose didn't go so well, I screwed it up and wasted most of it. So, I didn't get the benefits or side effects the first time. I know that there ...

I Need Help with Surgical Gloves & the Aftermath!

  • By sweetrobs2 · New reply yesterday at 8:46 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • I followed some suggestions I read on this site regarding keeping my hands and feet moisturized. I have been using plastic wrap and bags on my feet and it does stem the pain somewhat when I keep them ...

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