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Finally, after fifty years...

Davidniven
  • By Davidniven · New reply 2:20 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 66 replies · Photos
  • This is my 50th year with chronic plague psoriasis. Like so many of us with this condition, it has been a challenging, and life altering journey. During these many years, I have tried numerous medications ...

New idea

Lrhiannon
  • By Lrhiannon · New reply 1:21 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Hey don't know if you guys remember me...retired NYPD sick from 911.. Now have auto immune PA...almost lost finger...very bad PA..sooooo tryed everything...Humeria did work...but very expensive....I tryed ...

I have psoriasis

Arvin13
  • By Arvin13 · Posted 1:05 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hi to all. Im only new here to post new journal. I had psoriasi for almost 7 years and i didnt find any cure or lessen the redness and flakes.. Hope you guys here can give me some idea to deal with. Thankx ...

My Story

melodyn2
  • By melodyn2 · Posted 12:31 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I started noticing signs of Psoriasis about 3 years ago. I am 53 now. I thought at first that it was scabies or some sort of parasite that caused these small crusty itchy patches. My doctor humored me ...

If you've taken OTEZLA, please join this discussion

dcwilbert
  • By dcwilbert · New reply 12:19 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 201 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 ...

Board suggestion

LilBudyWizer
  • By LilBudyWizer · New reply 12:06 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • There's a board for alternative medicine and I propose they have a board for conventional medicine. With the merged stream it doesn't much matter. So that would be another suggestion, make it matter ...

mir

gmir
  • By gmir · New reply yesterday at 11:57 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • hi dear I have gote posirisis for 15years know iam 40years iuesd to many deiffrit ointmint and Methoterxate iti's help for loing time .then last yeae it's com worss and nkow all my body itis to pinful ...

Technology Use

gcsexton
  • By gcsexton · New reply yesterday at 11:16 pm
  • Discussion in Emotional support and coping techniques · 3 replies
  • Greetings everyone, I hope everyone is well. I wanted to ask what kinds of technologies or monitoring devices do you use to monitor your condition's progress/regression in between medical visits, like ...

P/PsA Awareness: Mental/Physical/Social

JSue1125
  • By JSue1125 · New reply yesterday at 10:28 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Hello friends! I am new to this and am looking for some people to help me. I was diagnosed with PsA 12 years ago when I was pregnant with my first daughter. Now, 12 years later, I have recently found ...

Why go to a Dermatologist when Psoriasis is Immunity Issue

Choudhary
  • By Choudhary · New reply yesterday at 9:30 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 45 replies · Photos
  • Hello Dear Members, My Question is very basic. People Suggest to go to a dermatologist for Psoriasis. However if its an Immune related issue one should go for a Liver Specialist or not.? Because the medication ...

Naturopathy versus science-based medicine

hawwa
  • By hawwa · New reply yesterday at 9:13 pm
  • Discussion in Conversations · 32 replies · Photos
  • http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/natu ropathy-vs-science-facts-edition/ This is a good read especially if you're wondering whether to consult a naturopathic doctor instead of a conventional doctor ...

humira hearing loss

Punkrockmissy
  • By Punkrockmissy · Posted yesterday at 8:41 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Has anyone been on humira and exprinced hearing loss or ear infection? For a week now the hearing in one ear has got wrost. Iv cleaned and even flushed it. There is some ringing too. I have not had a ...

First time here. Here is my story.

Edge2
  • By Edge2 · New reply yesterday at 8:41 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 15 replies
  • I am so happy I've found this website to share stories with others. For any of you who care to listen to my story, I am more than appreciative of you doing so. Starting a few years back I found out that ...

my psoriasis!

juliasuzanne
  • By juliasuzanne · Posted yesterday at 8:32 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • hey everyone, so this is my first ever entry. I didn't even know sites like this existed. Anyhow, I'm only 18 and have always suffered from Psoriasis, i get it from both my parents and i have 4 siblings ...

progression of disease?

heatherkathleen30
  • By heatherkathleen30 · New reply yesterday at 8:32 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 21 replies
  • Hi all. I have been wondering if anyone knows if there is a way to tell how your disease will progress? I am lucky enough to be pretty mild right now, although my heel was awful for a year and a half ...

Psoriatic Arthritis

AbbyKGraham
  • By AbbyKGraham · New reply yesterday at 8:05 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 6 replies · Photos
  • I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis last week after 3 weeks of swelling and pain in my middle finger on my left hand. My finger is slowly starting to bend at the middle joint and its painful to straighten ...

Psoriasis spreading HELLP!!

Niamh96
  • By Niamh96 · New reply yesterday at 7:38 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Hey im new to this!! Ive had P all my life but it was never really an issue but now in the past 10 months there is probably three times more P!!! I use to have nearly no P on my chest but its becoming ...

Has anyone experienced a major psoriasis flare after stopping enbrel

Mmfri
  • By Mmfri · New reply yesterday at 7:30 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • I was on enbrel for nearly 11 years, mainly for PsA but also for P. It helped me tremendously. I was taking the 25 mg pre-filled injection once every 10-12 days to minimize a neutropenia reaction I would ...

What does healing look like?

3boysandagirl
  • By 3boysandagirl · New reply yesterday at 6:34 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • I'm wondering for those who are in remission or have watched spots heal, what does it look like? Was there some back and forth? I'm especially interested in hearing from those who have treated it with ...

I need help!

JennaYassine
  • By JennaYassine · New reply yesterday at 6:24 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies · Photos
  • Hello I have some questions about psoriasis on nails can anyone help me ...

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