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I guess it's time to become a vampire

  • By darzzie · New reply 12:21 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies · Photos
  • I just got home from the pool. My psoriasis looks horrible! I guess I won't be able to swim during the day anymore. PSORIASIS SUCKS!!!! Ok...done with my pity party of one. Hope everyone is having a great ...

severe psoriatic toenail treatment

  • By gubeedal · New reply 12:00 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • I have severe psoriatic toenails. To the point where I can't wear certain shoes because the toenail is so raised up. It can be severely painful. Has anyone done any treatment for this outside of the creams ...

Starting a course of Simponi and cyclosporin, and a little venting of anger

  • By chazh9 · New reply yesterday at 11:51 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Actually, I have been taking the Simponi for months now with minimal benefit. It is the cyclosporin that is new. I would really like to hear from those who have either taken cyclosporin in the past or ...


  • By dakota23 · New reply yesterday at 11:49 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 1208 replies · Photos
  • Thepain and Dakota23 got to talking. They thought that since their two threads had been getting good results--it might be smart to join forces against a common enemy--psoriasis. Besides, two heads (one ...

Ear drum plugged with psoriasis and flakes- help

  • By Mechy · New reply yesterday at 11:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Had my ear plugged off and on for over a year due to psoriasis. I have hearing loss per my hearing test. I had syringing done a few times. Only once did it work when I felt that my ears were clear. When ...


  • By R4t · New reply yesterday at 11:14 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My diagnosis is Probable psorisiform dermatitis. I have psorasis-like symptoms on mainly feet, hands and sometimes arms and tops of legs. I take topical medications although my doctor and I have discussed ...

bad humira shot?

  • By Ben8888 · New reply yesterday at 11:06 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • I have psoriatic arthritis and usually can feel it creep up on my a day or two prior to my humira shot (every 2 weeks). Twice I've take the shot with very little relief (been using it for 6 months). I ...

First Humira dose and driving

  • By jk2013 · New reply yesterday at 10:29 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 37 replies
  • Starting Humira thursday...scared and excited! I hope to see results, I have about 90 percent coverage so any relief would be great. I was curious if any of you were allowed to drive after your first ...

people like me

  • By clairefinnan · New reply yesterday at 10:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • A Duno why my head keeps playing this game of a give up nothing can help me this its doing my head in each day is a constant fight with myself to get up which takes a bit a time after a cry and feeling ...

help Humira and vestibular nerve problems

  • By lablori · New reply yesterday at 10:03 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 10 replies
  • I need help. I took Humira from Nov. 2012-Dec 2013. I was clear but blood pressure, lab work, and balance problems have happened. Everything is almost back to normal but the balance and nystagmus. I've ...

Stelara Effectiveness

  • By PsorDC · New reply yesterday at 9:56 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • Hello all, I have had psoriasis for almost 15 years now, and had been off and on Enbrel for many years. Enbrel worked well for me - Humira did not - but I had been off of it for a while and was flaring ...

Pain in spine?

  • By lsalazar · New reply yesterday at 9:50 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 24 replies
  • I hope this doesn't post twice.....wrote it and hit "post" and then got "website not available" will give it a try again. I have been having a pain in my spine in between my shoulder blades. I went ...

Magnesium Chloride Flakes

  • By Toby2by4 · New reply yesterday at 9:47 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 376 replies · Photos
  • Hi all, I'm giving the magnesium flakes and water a try based on info provided by thepain. Some folks say it works. The sole reason for this discussion is to track success or failure. I have had P for ...

Chronic kidney disease and Psoriasis

  • By clamcover · New reply yesterday at 9:17 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Shortly after I was diagnosed with Psoriasis and PSA I was also told I had CKD. No Dr. Has ever mentioned there might be a link. Recently read a report from a group inPhiladelphia that thinks there may ...

Psoriasis is not an autoimmune disease?

  • By TedHutchinson · New reply yesterday at 9:17 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 44 replies · Photos
  • Psoriasis is not an autoimmune disease?" Full text should open at link above, but here is the abstract. Abstract The concept that psoriasis is an autoimmune disease needs to be questioned. The autoimmune ...

Guttate Psoriasis Healed

  • By GoAwayGP · Posted yesterday at 9:04 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 0 replies
  • Posting my story here to help those still suffering from guttate psoriasis. Mine is healed. No pharmaceuticals. ...

Methotrexate, diarrhea & probiotics

  • By Strepsue · New reply yesterday at 9:04 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Hi again, Confused and looking for your advice. Have had 7 doses of once weekly 25 mg of methotrexate for severe guttate psoriasis post strep throat. Diarrhea for 2 weeks now. Was also taking probiotics ...

My story: Guttate Psoriasis Healed

  • By GoAwayGP · Posted yesterday at 9:03 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies · Photos
  • Guttate psoriasis covered 90% of my body. I took no drugs. It is healed. Here is my story. Best wishes! ...

White sugar is bad for PSORIASIS

  • By ashish_agarwal · New reply yesterday at 8:45 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 9 replies
  • White sugar = 100% calorie (0% vitamins, proteins, minerals) White sugar is nothing but PURE chemical. White sugar is just calories without any nutritional content. Almost every diet regimen- Dr. John ...

Latest breakout!

  • By jsapp9802 · New reply yesterday at 8:21 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies · Photos
  • So I happen to have had an allergic reaction to a household cleaner and had to be put on a round of Medrol Dose pack!! My worst nightmare has come true! I truly thought I'd be able to handle the backlash ...

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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.