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Something that really works !!!!!!!

  • By thepain · New reply 1:06 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 453 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 ...

diet forever?

  • By steph3630 · New reply 1:05 pm
  • Discussion in Walk to Cure Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • I hv been on pagano's diet for 3months, i hv seen a major improvement at my P. But did the pagano himself say that we have to do this diet forever even if we are already cure? Do we need to stay from ...

FDA Clears Secukinumab (Cosentyx) for Plaque Psoriasis

  • By JULIAinFLA · Posted 1:03 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • from Medscape FDA Clears Secukinumab (Cosentyx) for Plaque Psoriasis Megan BrooksDisclosures January 21, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved secukinumab (Cosentyx, Novartis) to ...

Does anyone here take Ambien for sleeping?

  • By dealin · New reply 12:58 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 58 replies
  • I need sleep aides for various reasons including for my PPP and PsA. I have been on Ambien for a few months now. It makes me talk in my sleep real bad. I wake my husband up. He says I sit up and talk ...

Neoprene Scuba Socks / Dive Boot for PPP Feet

  • By dealin · New reply 12:56 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • Here is a really great tip for ppl who suffer from P or PPP on their feet. I struggled to keep my feet moist and thought - if they only made plastic bags for feet! Then I wondered if I could find rubber ...

Leflunomide - any feedback?

  • By melissa5517 · Posted 12:56 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • Hi! I have PsA and have tried multiple medications (methotrexate, Humira, mobic) that haven't worked for me due to the side effects. I was on Otezela for a few months (had the side effects but felt better ...

Back pain from PSA

  • By lsalazar · New reply 12:55 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Not sure if it is just muscle tightness or from the PSA. Back hurts! Not on the spine, but in the area between my shoulder blades and spine. Anyone else have a problem with this? I went and had a massage ...

Grapeseed Extract and Psoriasis

  • By caroline2 · New reply 12:55 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 2 replies
  • Now, I don't deal with "P" but I have an interest in my many health issues and I've been taking Grape seed extract (OPC'S) for over 19 yrs.....every day. Skipped 5 days when I had a hip replacement in ...

PUVA- Not Happy

  • By RyanL · New reply 12:52 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 16 replies · Photos
  • Im having PUVA therapy and so far I've had 3 proper sessions. The Nurses are saying my skin is very sensitive and are only giving me 5 seconds of exposure to UVA each session, increasing 20% each week ...

get better and then worse

  • By steph3630 · Posted 12:47 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Hi everyone, i have follow the pagano diet for about 3 months In the first month, i start to feel worsen In second month, i feel my skin is really get better But now i can see the psoriasis is show up ...

Does PsA Improve in the Summer?

  • By Ron123456 · New reply 12:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • I was curious if PsA improves in the summer like P does? I can't find any information regarding this subject ...

Hesitant about starting Otezla

  • By Junior33 · New reply 12:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 11 replies
  • I have a mild case of psoriasis around my elbows, thighs, bum and scalp. I've been breaking out lately, so I decided to see my dermatologist. I've taken Methotrexate before which helped and I have 1 cycle ...


  • By demetra30 · New reply 12:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies
  • I have generalized Pustular Psoriasis and was recently prescribed this drug. I am reading the side effects and I must say they are terrible. Has anyone every taken this drug if so how did it effect you ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

  • By dcwilbert · New reply 12:25 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 381 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 ...


  • By cyjie · New reply 12:12 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • I am having constant itching with my scalp from psoriasis. I've had this for years and have been to several dermatologists with no relief. Does anyone have any suggestions ...

Tanning Beds

  • By Barista86 · New reply 12:09 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Ok, recently went tanning for the first time in over 6 years. An within the first couple of after going to the tanning bed my feet feel a lot better and am debating wether or not to continue going in ...

Found my CURE!

  • By Alle52 · New reply 12:08 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • 2 inexpensive household products, hydrogen peroxide and honey. Hope it may help you. Have had pustular psoriasis of the feet for 12 years. Have been prescribed dozens of creams/treatments, light therapy ...

Accepting psoriasis at a young age

  • By exori · New reply 12:08 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 10 replies
  • I can imagine a big number of posts of this nature come up on your dashboard probably daily, but I didn't want to join in anyone else's and disrupt any conversations or discussions going on there so apologies ...

Real Hope!!!

  • By Flintchick · New reply 12:07 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 423 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 ...

Scalp psoriasis help !!

  • By Caely · New reply 11:37 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Hey guys lately I've been suffering from scalp psoriasis ! It has never been this bad! It's thinck and all Over my scalp, it's really hard for me not to pick at it and I'm losing hair. I've been using ...

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