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Otezla day 30

  • By leatherman · New reply 8:17 pm
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I still have tenderness in my ankles and from what I read this is par for the course. As slow as the healing is, I am still grateful for having the opportunity to try this designer drug. Still I celebrate ...

Otezla day 27

  • By leatherman · New reply 8:11 pm
  • Journal · 23 replies
  • In the last few days I am privileged to note multiple insights to P and associated recovery due in part to Otezla: -it appears that even though Otezla (if it works for you) works early on, even with the ...

PA Knee replacement

  • By Deltaz44 · New reply 7:35 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies
  • Any idea how to find too surgeons for knee replacement. Live in Florida .... Looking like it's time at 42 ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply 7:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 268 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 ...

Big push to get rid of this!!

  • By ross91 · New reply 7:20 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 123 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 ...

inverse psoriasis

  • By Sandybrown · New reply 7:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 30 replies
  • does anyone on here have inverse psoriasis and, if so, what do you use when skin under breasts becomes inflamed and cracks. mine very sore. doc has given me antibiotic cream but this isn't helping much ...

Humira 3 weeks today

  • By Anbee12 · New reply 7:02 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies · Photos
  • So today I took my 4th humira shot. So I started 3 ago to this today and so far I'm really impressed. No side effects.. No site reaction nothing and my skin is slowly but surely getting there! It's amazing ...

Air Force Life and Psoriasis

  • By steamgurl · New reply 7:01 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Hello, My spouse is active duty Military and has been in for just shy of 10 years. A couple of months ago he started to get this horrible rash the base doctor thought it was an allergic reaction so they ...

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

  • By Prayforlove · New reply 6:36 pm
  • Journal · 47 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 ...

Panosol II 6 ft 4 bulb v 6 bulb?

  • By sophiareading · New reply 6:35 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • I am planning to purchase (out of pocket, after a lengthy battle with insurance) a Panosol II 6ft home unit after responding well in a clinic. I am not sure whether I should get the 4 bulb (cheaper, which ...

How I healed my severe guttate flare in 3 weeks

  • By uni20020 · New reply 6:20 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply · Photos
  • Hi all! I was recently diagnosed with severe guttate psoriasis (60-70% covered) following strep throat and Koebner's phenomenon following over exposure to the sun. I was desperate to relieve my symptoms ...

I hate my psorasis! HELP!

  • By Kayleighy · New reply 6:17 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 12 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 ...

What do you guys think of phototherapy

  • By totes · New reply 6:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 24 replies
  • I have plaque psoriasis and plan on going in a light box 3 times a week for 3 months. Tmrw will be my 3rd visit? What yall think about it ...

Getting Contradictions In Advice

  • By DF3 · New reply 6:07 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 18 replies · Photos
  • 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 ...

Vitamins for psoriasis

  • By bartender · New reply 5:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 20 replies · Photos
  • Hi all, I'm not sure if I'm even posting this correctly, but I'll give it a shot. I've has psoriasis for years, mostly on my elbows where I'm constantly wearing long sleeves. Last year it got really bad ...

Real Hope!!!

  • By Flintchick · New reply 5:35 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 348 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 ...

ps vs military service

  • By pacisback · Posted 5:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • hey people im getting ready for a rough journey i mean military service i dont know how to control it i am under the direct sun light and it bothers me but i have to what the hell should i do how can ...

Have a wheel good time this World Psoriasis Day!

  • By PsoriasisFoundation · Posted 5:01 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • October 29 is World Psoriasis Day and were gonna have a wheel good time! We've biked almost 14,000 miles for psoriasis and our World Psoriasis Day Cycle Challenge. But, we're not done yet! Now until October ...

Can ultrasound be used to determine if your PsA is active right now?

  • By cncrnd · Posted 4:44 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • h5E At about 31:00 - 32:00, this rhuematologist talks about the use of Power Doppler Ultrasound to determine if PsA is currently active right now, or not. He continues ...

Dealing with emotions & getting stronger

  • By ashish_agarwal · New reply 4:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Accept your skin, accept those intermittent periods of relapse in your cure and keep yourself motivated to work continuously towards the healing process. Whenever someone asks you about your psoriasis ...

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