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Psoriasis worst during pregnancy

  • By jgo · New reply April 4, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • I am 34 years old and 32 weeks pregnant. I found out that I had Psoriasis when I was 28 years old. It was not bad at all. Only 3 or 5 small spots in my legs that were quickly gone after applying Clobetasol ...


  • By Alison556 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 17 replies
  • I found an old topic regarding this new, experimental drug but the topic is now closed. I've just had a letter from my dermatology department asking me if I'd like to take part in a study of this treatment ...

Psoriasis on the palms of my hands

  • By 48KW · New reply April 4, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • It's been four or more years since I have been diagnosed with P on my palms and I am wondering If any one has used Dr Paganos diet to get rid of psoriasis on their hands - I have tried cutting out gluten ...

Feeling sad and frustrated.

  • By heatherkathleen30 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Hi all. I have been having horrible pain in my back while working as a cashier. I have a few posts about it. I decided to take a few weeks off work til I can see my rheumatologist. I brought it up to ...

Coresatin Worked for me

  • By TamiG · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 17 replies
  • I followed a thread about Coresatin this summer. I could not get a sample as customs refused it. The company contacted me a couple of months ago to let me know it was now available to be shipped to the ...

Psoriasis & Stress Study

  • By Vearunda · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Hi All I am student at Stockport College, studying Access to Healthcare Professions. As part of my final assignment I am conducting a research project to find out how life events cause stress and in turn ...

climate and PsA

  • By GIEA · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 9 replies
  • What are your thoughts on climate, weather and barometric pressure changes and flare-ups? i live right smack in the Rocky Mtns, and i'll tell ya, it's been a miserable winter and spring for me ...

How long before I should see results from Stelara?

  • By gawxfreak · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 29 replies
  • Hey all! I started on Stelara Monday, and I know it takes some time to kick in, but I wanted some input from you guys regarding how long it was before you saw improvement of p symptoms. I have palmo-plantar ...

LY2439821 (ixekizumab)

  • By harrym · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 36 replies
  • Hey Guys, I just joined NPF but have been reading the forums for awhile now. Im a 34 year old male who has severe Psoriasis (90% of my body) for the past 20 years and have tried just about every topical ...

High blood pressure and Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By RadarTulsa · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 7 replies
  • Are the two linked together? I have been having a hard time controlling mine even with medications. Someone told me it was common to have high blood pressure with this disease. I am wondering if this ...

great moisturizer for psoriasis

  • By bonnikay · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Complementary and alternative · 5 replies
  • Here is a recipe for a homemade moisturizer my sister makes for me. I use it every day on my psoriasis. I also use it on my caloused heels at night with cotton socks overnight. It is a bit oily feeling ...

Healing naturally

  • By Psoriasishead · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Complementary and alternative · 28 replies
  • Hey folks hope this isn't too much of a stupid question....I've been dairy, gluten and sugar free nearly a month now and saw improvements everything was flattening and less red but I have had two occasions ...

face moisturizer

  • By shannonireland · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 23 replies
  • Hey guys, I was just wondering if you could recommend what facial moisturizers you use? And If anyone here uses cleansers and toners? thanks a bunch, Shannon ...

Slippery Elm bark (powder) - did it work for anyone?

  • By zendor · New reply April 3, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 5 replies
  • Hi, I was planning on trying slippery elm bark powder, mix it with hot water and drink every morning and afternoon/evening. Has anyone had any success with this regimen ...

No idea what is happening but its good!

  • By cbug418 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Just noticed that my right foot is clearing up finally since last April when psorasis decided to attack it. I have no idea why (am not questioning it, just enjoying). The only thing different I am doing ...

High Liver enzymes - so no humira :(

  • By amybmarie · New reply April 2, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • I have only had psoriasis for a little over 2 years. It has slowly taken over about 60-70% of my body. I've had no luck with topicals. After a difficult decision to finally go on a biologic, my derm called ...

Want A Case of The "Warm Fuzzes" ??



  • By hugger883 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • Skin Cap has always worked well for me but FDA regulations make it's availability sporatic. It is currently illegal in the US. I have very strong opinions on this that I won't get into. I got the Chinese ...

Coconut oil or tumeric

  • By Macy6519 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 12 replies
  • Has anyone tried coconut oil or tumeric. Someone at my dermatologist's office suggested making a paste with tumeric and applying. I keep reading how great coconut oil is for everything ...

NB UVB unit wanted-Seattle area

  • By Lynette62 · Posted April 2, 2014
  • In Used UVB equipment · 0 replies
  • Seeking a 2ft or 6ft unit at reasonable price...willing to travel couple hundred miles if price right ...

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