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support from anyone

  • By hazydayys · New reply 7:30 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 76 replies
  • I've had plaque psoriasis for about 9 months now. This is all very new to me, and I'm honesty scared to live my whole life with this disorder. I just need some support from anyone out there dealing with ...

Need help changing how I see myself With Psoriasis

  • By katgirl18 · New reply 7:25 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 10 replies
  • I don't know if many or anyone will read this but felt I needed to write it and in the past I have had great feed back. My Psoriasis cleared for the most part last year thanks to Humeria but because of ...

Psoriasis on tip of my nose ?

  • By englishsettler · New reply 7:21 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Hi all Hope you are all well and coping well. Ive had psoriasis for a long getting any better but hey ho ! Anwyay, i seem to have got it more and more on my face. Now i seem to have it on the ...

Antidrug antibodies and TNF-inhibitors

  • By ElizabethRose · New reply 7:13 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 38 replies
  • It's not uncommon to hear people say that a medication that had worked well in controlling an inflammatory disease "pooped out" for them, meaning that it had stopped working as effectively. I've heard ...

Naturopathic doctor

  • By Tkk · New reply 6:48 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 1 reply
  • Has anyone had success by going to naturopathic doctor? Thanks ...

Don't want to count my chickens but...

  • By suzieh1957 · New reply 6:40 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 30 replies
  • I have been reading with great interest all the posts/comments regarding Diet and Psoriasis. Having suffered with Psoriasis for well over 30 years I had really given up all hope of clearing until I came ...

Complimentary and alternative modalities

  • By GIEA · New reply 6:33 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • wondering if anyone has received any lasting pain relief from massage (what kind?) or any other "non-medicinal"....i'm getting discouraged here! the meds don't seem to be doing much....i've tried acupuncture ...


  • By Judge66 · New reply 6:28 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 23 replies
  • Hi, I have been taking methotrexate for 8 weeks and have had no improvement (10mg) , previous success with ciclosporin but had a really bad flare up in October , since then nothing has worked .. Have ...

Starting Stelara

  • By mixologistmelly · New reply 6:22 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Saw my dermatologist yesterday morning and got the go ahead to switch from Humira to Stelara. While my psoriasis flared on Humira, its not as bad as it was before I started and it happened verrrrrryyyy ...

PSA and Pain Killers

  • By carlstorm · New reply 5:42 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 20 replies
  • Hey everyone, I am new to this site. I just turned 30 and have been dealing with psa for about 3 years now. At first I assumed it was gout, because I love beer and red meat, and I assumed it was only ...

Dark spots after laser treatment

  • By rurse · New reply 5:36 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Question for those who have had the xtrac therapy. I finished my treatment in dec and still have they tan spots! Skin is all smooth it's great! My question is how long till the spots fade?? I'm very light ...

Vectra DA blood test

  • By Lovetafish · New reply 5:04 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • anyone had the Vectra DA test? Results? Ramifications of results good, bad, indifferent ...

Spicing up .

  • By susiequery · Posted 4:58 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Just a little interesting tidbit on Dr. Oz today discusiing inflammatory foods. One was using packaged spice mixes, a no-no. Make your own by using equal amounts of garlic salt, black pepper and tumeric ...

Otezla Pricing How much co payment?

  • By weedkill3 · New reply 4:49 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Anyone here lucky enough to have been prescribed Otelza.... for Blue Cross, Aetna, Health Net, Kaiser insurance holders,, What co payment are you paying? What tier drug is this>,,,blue cross has tier ...

Clobetasol Proprionate Directions

  • By vb1 · New reply 4:49 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 17 replies
  • Hi, I have Clobetasol cream that I haven't used in awhile and I want to use it. I'm wondering if applying it twice daily as it says on the tube is wise. It's a steroid and it's more powerful than Lidex ...

arthritis or not

  • By hilary303 · Posted 4:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 0 replies
  • does anyone doubt the actual daignosis when syptoms are so vague and sometimes doctors dont listen ...

Die Off Period

  • By ChuckBrown · New reply 4:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • Hi All, I've been on Pagano's diet for nearly 4.5 months now. New lesions have been appearing since the 1st month and there hasn't been any clearing what so ever. I'm probably at the worst I've ever been ...

Starting Humira very soon - need advice

  • By FlSam · New reply 3:51 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Hi all, After nearly a year of having to wait to do this because of post-ACA crummy insurance, I am finally able to start Humira. I've been up to the maximum dose of Methotrexate (8 pills) for several ...

AZ Hike-A-Thon

  • By healthygrl · Posted 3:37 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • A Hike-A-Thon for Psoriasis will be held Saturday, May 17th at Usery Park in Mesa Arizona from 8am-11am. Donate today and recieve a free goodie bag! Please come out and support us and help spread the ...

Laser treatment for Psoriasis

  • By Marlyjane · Posted 3:31 pm
  • Discussion in Conversations · 0 replies
  • Does anyone know where I can get laser treatments in the Denver Colorado area for Psoriasis on the scalp ...

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