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This group needs better Weeding

  • By marshstalker · New reply 8:48 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 37 replies · Photos
  • I haven't been here in many years, heck last time I posted was back when the NPF hosted the forum on their own site, but I do come and lurk occasionally. However its really frustrating because its hard ...

A new and interesting psoriasis study

  • By theczar · New reply 8:43 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Please note: This discussion thread is not regarding a double-blind study. It is also not 'alternative medicine'. I thought some of you with Psoriasis would like to hear about this. It's a bit "sciency ...

Prednisone Medicine

  • By Breshuna · New reply 8:35 am
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Hello, I am just now trying prednisone and I have saw that some people on here have been having bad side effects of it and I would like to know how many mg do you guys have on your medicine because, I ...

spreading like wildfire

  • By frodley3 · New reply 8:22 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Had to have emergergency iron infusions , due to severe anemia. Docs said they didn't know how I'd managed to function, but I had been, all be it not very well. Anyway since then December , my p has got ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply 8:15 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 449 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 ...

Are these dark spots due to age or Psoriasis?

  • By mystic12 · New reply 7:14 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 15 replies
  • Now that I am going on 53, since about 2 years or so now I am seeing 2 dark patches of skin on my face around me eyes area, not directly under my eyes, a little lower down and to the side of my face ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

  • By dakota23 · New reply 6:17 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 1078 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 ...

Does dactylitis/swollen digit automatically mean Psoriatic Arthritis?

  • By SpursPop · New reply 6:02 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • Does having a swollen toe/finger automatically mean a Psoriatic Arthritis diagnosis? I'm only in my early 20s and don't feel any pain at all. Just wondering if there are folks out there who have had a ...

Narrow UVB, 5 minutes for first time

  • By DailySmile · New reply 5:34 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 10 replies
  • Hi There I just joined the group and this is my first post. My 10y daughter recently had a Guttate flare up due to strep throat, and we started Narrow UVB treatment for first time. Doctor prescribed 5+minutes ...

Pain..of P.. what can help?

  • By cdk007 · New reply 5:20 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies · Photos
  • I am new to this group, any group for that matter!! I developed p 3 years ago, knees, elbow's and a more sensitive area. Creams did nothing, started Humira it took about a few months and I was clearing ...

Something that really works !!!!!!!

  • By thepain · New reply 5:13 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 866 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 ...

Nail Psoriasis

  • By Mrsoap47 · New reply 5:12 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies · Photos
  • Hi! I'm new to I have been suffering from psoriasis for over a decade. Recently, I have noticed that my thumb nail appears to show symptoms of nail psoriasis. It looks as though it is spreading ...


  • By siggy11 · New reply 2:18 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies · Photos
  • I have been on Humeria for 2 years now and it has been brillain. But over the last 3 weeks it has stopped working. I do have a apppointment with my consultant next week as after speaking to him over the ...

UVB narrowband home units

  • By Singalong · New reply 2:00 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 19 replies
  • I am anxiously waiting for my Panasol three sided home unit. I have tried several perscription creams and ointments. The next step suggested was humaria, embrel, stellara, or methotrexate. After reading ...

Arthrtitis still?

  • By Breshuna · New reply 1:47 am
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Hello, I know i need to go to a rheumatologist but, I have discovered that I have more pain in my back , neck and shoulders , and hips. Everytime my back hurts it always have to be something else but ...


  • By joanna2704 · New reply 1:45 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 3 replies · Photos
  • Ive had psoriasis since I was 11 on and off, mainly when Im stressed it is awful. At the minute, it is terrible and Im going to West Indies in a month and will have to cancel if I cant fix it because ...

No shoulder to cry on....

  • By indigo27 · New reply 1:35 am
  • Journal · 8 replies · Photos
  • I have literally been sobbing for over an hour now.... The sadness and desperation I feel inside has completely consumed me! I have literally shut almost the whole world out at this point. I feel like ...

Humira Injections

  • By chlee214 · New reply 1:17 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies
  • Hi Everyone! I have had psoriasis for over 40 yrs and just recently got approved for Humira. I was hoping to get some comments as what to expect with regards to results and side effects ...


  • By Mrsoap47 · New reply 12:45 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies · Photos
  • My doctor put me on prednisone to relieve my psoriasis until my Derm. Appt. I was on it for 10 days and it worked pretty well. A week after stopping the prednisone, my psoriasis has flared up. The worst ...

Started Humira

  • By tiredandwired · New reply yesterday at 11:49 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 13 replies · Photos
  • Hi- Just started Humira yesterday. I had a reaction to the injection site, welt, red and itchy several hours after I took it, but it went away. Today I felt pretty tired and at one point had a lot more ...

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