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  • By floger · New reply 10:44 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • does cannabis help psoriasis ...

My 5 year old son

  • By nicholech · New reply 10:42 pm
  • Discussion in Parents, friends and family · 6 replies
  • Hello, I am new to the site. My 5 year old son has been diagnosed with psoriasis. He is on hi second steroid treatment and it seem to be working rather well (we have one more week). With the last treatment ...

Cutting hair short

  • By Laloabdullah · New reply 10:29 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • Hi every one , iam a female ,20y.o I have scalp psoriasis for 9 years i have tried every thing you would imagine Last few month i start to read more about hair cutting and it can help in controlling the ...

Something that really works !!!!!!!

  • By thepain · New reply 10:22 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 388 replies · Photos
  • I have severe Psoriasis and have had it for 20yrs + I have scars everywhere from head to toe, I have been treated with everything from Methotrexate to Enbrel, and every topical treatment from Tar everything ...

Psoriasis and Gay

  • By nilmov · New reply 10:06 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • I am 30 years old and I am suffering from psoriasis for close to 15 years now. I live in India and I have a good professional life and professional life. Well, i always felt odd when people stare at you ...

Otezla Week 6

  • By Loder1964 · New reply 9:27 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • I have scalp psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. After trying Arava, which I did not want to take because it's a black box med, then sulfasalazine, which killed my stomach, I am trying Otezla. I think ...

is it a DIET - yes it is

  • By matt1972 · New reply 9:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 23 replies · Photos
  • I was diagnosed with psoriasis at the age of 18 pretty much everywhere especially elbows scalp face legs back bum. anyhow in my 30s i started on UVB and most years i got good clearance some years not ...

School Friend

  • By Breshuna · New reply 7:56 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Hello ! I have some news. My friend who had a seizure the doctors were wrong she had a stroke :( but , she is recovering fast ! She can't really remember nothing nor talk but , she's getting there ! She ...

Low blood test results, CBC

  • By cncrnd · New reply 7:52 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • I just got my blood test results back from my CBC, everything else seems right in the middle range of normal except these. While these do all fall within this stated normal range, a quick google search ...

Otezla and depression/fatigue

  • By Greythound · New reply 7:18 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • I just found out what the very worst side effect of Otezla feels like. I have been on it for about a month with some GI issues, migraine headaches, and slightly decreased appetite. Most of the GI problems ...

How do you do it?

  • By jake2012 · New reply 7:11 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • I was diagnosed with psoriasis two years ago. It started as just one patch but now it's gotten somewhat worse. It's nothing compared to what some of you have to deal with. Maybe 2 percent coverage. I ...

Best Little Sleep Helper (Calms Forte")

  • By caroline2 · New reply 7:04 pm
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • I've posted my sleep formula around here and with it and this little HELPER, I get a good 8-9 hrs most nights.....good deep sleep, dreamy. This little homeopathic is part of my formula and I keep the ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

  • By dakota23 · New reply 6:50 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 900 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 ...

i am thinking about shaving my head

  • By courtneyth0mas2 · New reply 6:43 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • i have p all over my head and i am a woman i want to know the pros and cons of shaving my head as i don't know what my dermatologist will say as she dosent really talks to me she talk more to my mom ...

Getting rid of the Itch (rant and advice)

  • By kristiegeorge · New reply 6:43 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies · Photos
  • Over the years I have noticed that no matter what I do my skin will itch. I am a 95% vegetarian and have noticed that this is probably the biggest reason my flareups are still bad, but not as bad as when ...

Qiut smoking

  • By Allesandra · New reply 5:50 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 14 replies
  • Hi everyone! I've read many posts in the past re: smoking and just thought I'd add my 2 cents. Last cigarette was Oct 5, 2014. At that time I was beginning to freak out about my P coming back. Had been ...

Starting Humira

  • By ashlovesbooks · New reply 5:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Hi yall, I will be starting Humira today and my question is for those it worked for how long before you started seeing results ...

How many of you work?

  • By Binkbaby · New reply 5:35 pm
  • Discussion in Insurance and disability issues · 32 replies
  • I have constant pain and am extremely fatigued. I have cut my hours down to 20 hours a week and can barely do that. My diagnosis is PSA and am taking Remicade. Would love to know how all of you manage ...

Starting Stelara

  • By CMassey512 · New reply 5:34 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 19 replies
  • I recently had a visit with my dermatologist where they recommended Stelara. I was hoping for some feedback from your experiances with this medication. I have had psoriasis since I was an infant and have ...

Coconut Oil: How to Use on Psoriasis?

  • By kristhedork · New reply 5:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Hi everyone, I recently read posts that virgin coconut oil really helps psoriasis. I bought a jar of it a week ago and the first days I used it I could tell that it was working. In the morning my spots ...

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