** Originally posted by eje11 **
I'm new to the forum. Looking for any kind of answer out there. I've had Psoriasis since I was 4 years old. I am now 23 and although my P has improved, it still plagues me today. I've been on Enbrel for about 2 years now. At first, it worked amazing. It completely cleared up my P. A year after I was using it they slowed down my injections to 1 shot per week. After that, my P slowly started to come back. It's maintained right now, but there are a few areas on my body where there are a few patches.
Right now, I have P in between and under my breast and it is so completely painful. At night, it gets itchy, swollen and red. During the day when it is dry, I put lotion on in the morning to mosturize it, but it starts to hurt. I have an appointment with Derm on Monday, but for now I'm looking for a temporary fix to atleast get the pain or swolleness to go away? If anyone knows of any treatment for this or tricks to help maintain it that would be awesome.
It's so nice to be in a community where everyone is going through a similar experience than you are. So I appreciate this forum and people asking and responding questions. I'm excited to be here.