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Humira Users...Side Effects?

TonyaS31
  • By TonyaS31 · New reply 9:29 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 22 replies · Photos
  • Hello!! I hope everyone is pain free and having a wonderful day!! This Friday I will be taking my second dose of Humira. I've heard very negative talk about Humira...what side effects have you experienced ...

Methotrexate Is My New Best Friend

SilviaJ
  • By SilviaJ · New reply 9:01 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 13 replies · Photos
  • Just wanted to share my experience with MTX in case anyone else out there is considering taking it. I'll keep it short and sweet - 2 months ago I was covered in Psoriasis. Back covered, front, arms, legs ...

Making my own lotions!

rubee
  • By rubee · Posted 8:34 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I've been so sick of looking through all the ingredients of creams and lotions in shops that contain all this junk which causes my skin to flare up instead of helping me, so I finally gave in and decided ...

Beginning a new journey. Join me in my progress!

bearsoup
  • By bearsoup · New reply 8:32 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 3 replies
  • DISCLAIMER ***This is my first Psoriasis blog. You can follow my progress (as I hope to have some). Comment with questions and tips. Try to keep this on topic. I am open to other ideas, but I do feel ...

Psoriasis to PsA and all the wonderful drugs in my body

jack41099
  • By jack41099 · New reply 8:28 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • Hey all I always lurked here but I am finally going to share my story, so as to help others. I am in my late 30's, male, excellent shape and great physical health. Except for the Psoriasis and now, the ...

Psoriasis, PSA, and Sjogrens disease

Susan1963
  • By Susan1963 · New reply 8:15 pm
  • Discussion in Conversations · 1 reply
  • Hi, I'm new to this community. I was diagnosed with Sjogrens disease in March 2012 by a very astute allergist. I had positive blood tests and a lip biopsy, which is considered the gold standard. A biopsy ...

How long did it take for you to be diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis?

Jake15
  • By Jake15 · New reply 8:08 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies · Photos
  • Hi everyone, Just a quick question for you all. How long did it take for you to be diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis from the time you first started feeling symptoms? I first started feeling symptoms ...

Nail psoriasis first? Your experience and advice.

BSC123
  • By BSC123 · New reply 7:57 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 17 replies · Photos
  • Hello everybody, I have posted before in this community regarding my nail pitting, but I'd like to share a bit more of my situation with all of you and learn from your personal experiences. Around 6 months ...

just chillaxin'

michelle1995
  • By michelle1995 · New reply 7:51 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies · Photos
  • today I'm doing great! I'm busy trying to read all of the new posts and trying to catch up with some of my old friends. my hands and feet still look like crap, but I take it in stride. I should have invested ...

PsA getting worse

cep
  • By cep · New reply 7:46 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies · Photos
  • I have been on Enbrel for 14 months now and even though my Psoriasis hasn't been better in 20 years, my PsA is out of control. It seems to be shifting from joint to joint! One week it's my back the next ...

MtX8 contribute to osteoporosis

tiredandwired
  • By tiredandwired · Posted 7:32 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • Hi- I was dx. with PsA Jan. 2014. Started MtX8 and 15 mg. prednisone, and currently off the prednisone as of October and on 20 mg. MtX8. I recently had my first bone scan at 53 yrs. old and it showed ...

duration of exposure to Panasol 3D

RS31
  • By RS31 · Posted 6:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • I have panasol 3D at home but upon exposure, I have intense itching. I usually expose for 2 minutes in the front and 2 minutes in the back but found no relief to my psoriasis. Is this duration of exposure ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

dakota23
  • By dakota23 · New reply 5:47 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 426 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 ...

anyone taking Otezia?

sybilp
  • By sybilp · New reply 5:40 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Am about to start and interested in anyone else's experiences. Had been on Enbrel for many years and it worked well, but after I was diagnosed with some squamous cells, I went off (there may or may not ...

PsA and Pencil in Cup

johnrabbit
  • By johnrabbit · New reply 5:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies · Photos
  • Is Pencil in Cup in fingers caused by PsA? My rheumatologist diagnosed PsA in mid August this year in the two sausage shaped middle fingers and started me on MTX. I presumed that the PsA started only ...

Psoriasis and beta blockers

RobinWF
  • By RobinWF · New reply 5:17 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 35 replies
  • I was looking through some triggers for psoriasis and found that beta blockers can trigger or cause psoriasis to flare. Wonderful! I have been on beta blockers since the age of 19, almost 40 years. They ...

Guttate Psoriasis

gemma123
  • By gemma123 · New reply 5:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • After several visits to my clinic I've finally discovered that I have guttate psoriasis. This came a big shock to me as none of my relatives have ever experienced any type of skin condition and I definitely ...

Nothing Works

Ro12
  • By Ro12 · New reply 4:15 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies · Photos
  • Ok I have Psoriasis and have so for 25 years. I have tried everything. I know there is no cure but I cant be the only person in the freakn world that can't find something that can make this go away for ...

Guttate. Now plaque?

Monkeymoomommy
  • By Monkeymoomommy · New reply 3:16 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply · Photos
  • Started growing spots at the end of September. They quickly covered most of my body. After multiple docs and 2 derms... Guttate. Been trying all kinds of things for this itchy, ugly mess. I'm now covered ...

Laughter, Best Medecine For Sue (ENGLISHTEATIME)

Mandymuff
  • By Mandymuff · New reply 2:51 pm
  • Discussion in Emotional support and coping techniques · 80 replies · Photos
  • Hello Everyone, and especially friends of Englishteatime. Our dear friend and fellow Inspire member Sue, has been going through a trial which is far worse than most of us have ever suffered, and she is ...

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