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Soap for P

  • By fifi2525 · New reply 4:01 pm
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  • What is the best soap for P ...

Has Anyone Else Wondered if Ps is a Symptom rather than a disease?

  • By stevep · New reply 3:56 pm
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  • I've has psoriasis for 40 years and have learned a lot about my experience with it as well as others' experiences. A question I have been pondering more and more lately is - Is psoriasis a disease or ...

Any one taking Natural things for psoriasis?

  • By jojo88 · New reply 3:47 pm
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  • Hey Guys, I have been suffering with plaque p. for the past 2 years, I have been on Humira for the past year. and it has not helped at all. I have been thinking of just buying natural stuff like oils ...

Two week wait between biologics

  • By 4pookas · New reply 3:37 pm
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  • Okay, so, Enbrel didn't work for me. I'm switching to Stelara. I've been on Stelara before, a few years ago, and before that, I was on Humira. When I was on Humira, the doc said I had failed it and he ...

UVB tips, advice?

  • By ballard_st · New reply 3:33 pm
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  • I am about to buy a single panel phototherapy unit. Does anybody know any tips for getting all four sides of my body without overlapping treatment at the edges? I have heard some people just use front ...

Bad flare

  • By RonnieE · Posted 2:25 pm
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  • I am having a very bad flare. I went to the derm. doc. yesterday and she said that I had an odor that smells like a staff infection. I have been feeling bad and my psoriatic arthritis is acting up too ...

Why do you come to this form?

  • By bat1990 · New reply 2:22 pm
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  • I've had guttate psoriasis for 4 years now. I first came across this form about a year ago. I came to find answers. I was a slave to clobatosal. I took up the Pagano Diet withs some success and have tried ...

Quick Remedies to Calm Down Guttate Psoriasis

  • By louiselister · New reply 2:21 pm
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  • Hello everyone, I am new to this website and was just looking for some advice. I initially suffered with psoriasis at around 15 years old and since then have had multiple course of phototherapy which ...

Methotrexate & Folic Acid

  • By taylorsmom2003 · New reply 2:18 pm
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  • We'll just come the Dr. He put me on Methotrexate 2.5 mg once a week & Folic Acid 1mg one pill a day. I'm going to start this Friday night just in case it makes me sick and I want be a work. Has this ...

found something that works

  • By Flake1960 · New reply 2:17 pm
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  • I was told about this ointment called Taclonex.I got it a few days ago,I put it on my arms so far and in just a few days I see a big difference.Hopefully I can wear short sleeves soon.Now I called my ...

Stelara Costs

  • By Duke946 · New reply 2:01 pm
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  • Does anyone have any idea what the out of pocket costs are for Stelara when you're on Medicare and United Health Care Supplemental insurance. I have called both my insurance carrier and the manufacturer ...

First post about my Psoriasis - General health

  • By Mcooke · New reply 1:59 pm
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  • Hey guys, my name is Mike and this is my first time posting my own discussion on here. To sum it up I'm 22 and have been dealing with P for around a year now. It all started off when I went through a ...

Painkillers and Psoriasis

  • By ChuckBrown · New reply 1:32 pm
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  • Hi All, After feedback on taking painkillers if you have Psoriasis. I've sustained a knee injury and it hurts like crazy. I've been prescribed anti-inflammatory tablets (like mobic, voltaren, meloxicam ...


  • By zendor · New reply 1:28 pm
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  • I have moderate/severe psoriasis and I'm going to start PUVA in a couple of weeks. I am suspecting that my psoriasis has a connection to lack of sun and stress, and maybe other unknown connections. Many ...

Methotrexate + Topical = cure

  • By rutterbrian · New reply 1:05 pm
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  • So I had 1/2 inch -2 inch patches ALL over my legs and torso. small patches on my arms and scalp. I took 6 pills of methotrexate each week and used daivobet as a topical which is the vitamin and steroid ...

the best lotion to buy

  • By singleinkc41 · New reply 1:04 pm
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  • I've tried a lot of lotions just getting some ideas of what to try help please ...

any replacement for polytar?

  • By adminsly · New reply 12:46 pm
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  • hi, i been using shampoo polytar since 30 years and they stop produce it , i find T/Gel xtra strenght , wich is a tar base shampoo like polytar was.... my problem is with polytar the result were great ...

Witch Hazel/Glycerin

  • By gigi1234 · New reply 12:07 pm
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  • Hello everyone, I saw this thread before about the 50/50 Witch Hazel and Glycerin mix and so many people raved that they had great results. I wanted to go off the Taclonex (steriod) since I was on it ...

Eye changes

  • By groomerchic77 · New reply 11:26 am
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  • Had anyone noticed eye pain and pressure? I've noticed this for the past month or so and have even had floaters a couple of times. I'm really worried ...

Crowd Source Research

  • By jerme · New reply 11:10 am
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  • I am developing an Android application that runs on your phone that can be used to photograph our patches of psoriasis and calculate the PASI ( Area_and_Severity_Index ...

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