Parents, friends and family

This topic is for discussions on all issues relating to the support and treatment of a family member, spouse, child, or friend who has psoriasis and/ or psoriatic arthritis, including strategies to cope with chronic disease and disease treatment options.

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Help Me Please

  • By haleybird213 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • 45 replies
  • My daugther who has just turned 8 has guttate psoriasis. She does really well at school and it doesnt really bother her but the itching does every now and then. And the other night she asked me would ...

Free webcast: Help for kids with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis

  • By PsoriasisFoundation · Posted March 28, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Each year, about 20,000 children under age 10 are diagnosed with psoriasis. If you're a parent of a child with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, join us on Wednesday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. PDT/7:30 p.m ...

dental problem

  • By neel123 · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Slim body 6 . hemoglobin ...

Psoriasis and cats?

  • By silveralbghli · New reply March 6, 2014
  • 33 replies
  • I have never read anything about Psoriasis having any relation with cats. but today my niece and nephew have been both diagnosed with psoriasis. and my sister asked the doctor if my cat had anything to ...

What happened with my friend?

  • By Elena22 · New reply February 10, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Hello. First,some of you know i haven't been around here for almost 1year.Some of you know why..but i miss my dear friend !her nickname is Chotti!Does anyone heard anything about her? She is such a great ...

Help Humira Users/ QUESTIONS

  • By kakkilea · New reply February 4, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • Hi. I am asking a question for my daughter in law. She recently began Humira and has been giving herself shots. The problem is this: each time she gives the shot she experiences a severe burning sensation ...

what is genetic meanse

  • By archanap · New reply January 4, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Im 40 years old, PSA started when I was 29, My daughter born when i was 23, im worry about is my daughter risk of genetic PSA????, this issue is killing me, I can't imagine my girls gets PSA in future ...


  • By bill_noack · New reply November 7, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • please google ben breedloves story. it was on cbs sunday morning news. about is there a god you will not be sorry ...

My father died

  • By KathyOG · New reply September 25, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • My dad died unexpectedly the day before yesterday. The stress is awful, I feel pretty empty. I thought my joints would light up and make it difficult to move his stuff , I started on high dose Motrin ...

Ten-year-old daughter?

  • By ozdoc · New reply August 23, 2013
  • 24 replies
  • My ten-year-old daughter is having a flare. We've done some things that have helped a lot, but she's recently been crying and complaining that she doesn't want to put on any medicine, and she's angry ...


  • By Melisten · New reply July 24, 2013
  • 42 replies
  • Hello, my name Is Melissa and I've had psoriasis for about fifteen years. I recently came across a book called "Healing Psoriasis" by John O.A Pagano and I started following the diet regimen faithfully ...


  • By Savvy96 · New reply July 19, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • hello, My father has been suffering from psoriasis since 2 years and he is taking treatment from the doctor. I want to ask that is there any end to it if yes then please suggest if not then please tell ...

Elder parents, how do we cope

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  • By Jack2745 (Inactive) · New reply July 10, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • My family and I are facing serious concerns about my moms ability to take care of her finances right now Please see How I started here Please join in ...

Bare feet!!

  • By dd9 · New reply June 8, 2013
  • 17 replies
  • DO you take your socks off to air your feet in front of family or friends? Or are you too embrassed by the bright red peeling skin that will most likely be hanging off. I do with my mom but most others ...

9 yr old DD suffers from P and Vitiligo- Our Story

  • By bacrath · Posted April 17, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hi All I am a mother with a 9 yr old daughter who has P and vitiligo. It began when she was 4 yrs old and we noticed white spots on her knees in the summer. We went back and forth to derms doing NB light ...

Seeking advice from someone

  • By SinceAge14 · New reply April 5, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Hi there. I am a 23 year old male who has had psoriasis since the age of 14. The condition has been up and down since then, but right now it is the worst it's ever been. My arms have a lot of noticeable ...

For Parents of young children with P

  • By lelawprof · New reply March 29, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • There is an article in Everyday Health that states: Psoriasis can erode young people's self-confidence, and bullying can make them withdraw even further. Here's how to recognize bullying and help your ...


  • By hmsinclair · New reply February 28, 2013
  • 39 replies
  • A Lupus Group I follow on Facebook posted a link to this article. It's worth the read, and I found it was very relevant to what I have been experiencing with my "friends" right now. ...

Merry Christmas.. Feliz Navidad

  • By Jazzylatina · New reply February 12, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Wishing you all a Merry Christmas. Hope your holidays are wonderful. Feliz Navidad ... Bless you all ...

my health

  • By iclabum · New reply January 29, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • i just read this book...(forgot the title)but it written there that emotion is the number one trigger for all sickness and also we must think that we still lucky do we have this (what we have now) bcz ...

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