• By catherineshamal0629 · Posted March 22, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Can you get a tattoo when you have psoriasis because I want one for my birthday. April 8 ...

Sulfa Drug Allergy

  • By screamingribs · Posted March 21, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • I am allergic to Bactrim, Sulfamide antibiotics and HTCZ, a non antibiotic Sulfamide drug. The HTCZ triggered a connective tissue inflammatory flare and I have been inflamed from brain, eyes, sinuses ...

chemo yesterday...feel sick today

  • By chemokat4 · Posted March 20, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I slept today and now feel sick. Need to get up and move. Gonna try ...

need info please.

  • By gwmartin · Posted March 20, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Has anyone used amevive in the past and are now having any side effects? My husband has severe ps and has had injections some years back, and now has developed lesions on his brain. The neurologist believes ...

The Trial Continues

  • By antrich · Posted March 20, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Its almost been a year now, and my joints feel so much better!. I take the injection every other week, and my mtx every week. The day after my mtx, during the week of the trial drug, I do feel really ...

turning white and fading?

  • By skinntroublee · Posted March 20, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • So I have read in the past (i believe it was at that a young girl would rub coconut oil on her arms and legs and wrap them with plastic wrap. I never paid much attention however because ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Flare Ups: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

  • By SecondBassoon · Posted March 19, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I have been feeling grade-A craptastic this week. Not stay-home-from-work sick, but tired and nauseated and headachy and generally out of it. At first I thought it was the sort of low-grade bug I used ...

Adventure_Girl and myself

  • By gunner021 · Posted March 19, 2014
  • 34 replies
  • Hi to all, we have had a busy past year. Erin has been back in the hospital twice this past year once the Drs weren't sure if she was going to make it or not. Erin being Erin she pulled through ok. The ...

rain stopped..can move today

  • By chemokat4 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • i went to my son's school in my wheelchair today. stopped by the park and sat in the sun. sigh...very nice day. hope everyone else is feeling a little reprieve too ...

Food allergies

  • By karen330 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • So I know everyone reacts differently to different solutions and to differen foods but what one or two foods would you say are the best to give up first ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Jordan Light UVB-6 Bulb,6 ft Unit-Atlanta

  • By allgone48 · Posted March 17, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Jordan Light-"Power Enhancer" manufactured by Richmond Light Company, Richmond, VA. LIKE NEW. Purchased 1996. Total use time, probably less than 10 hrs. Has 6-72" tubes + reflectors. Tubes are FS72T12-UVBSL ...

For the Seriously Research-Minded

  • By Evolutionary · Posted March 17, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Here is a link to an excellent article called "SYSTEMIC ASPECTS OF PSORIASIS: AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL BASED ON INTESTINAL ETIOLOGY." It was published in the journal Integrative Medicine and gives a very ...


  • By SkinDeep · Posted March 17, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I was just wondering how many of you out there suffer with anxiety and high blood pressure as have both to go with my P and PsA. Cheers ...


  • By lostinthepineywoods · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Lately I've been feeling like a burden. Like tonight, after my shower, I asked my boyfriend if he could put some medicine on the back of my scalp. He acted like it was so difficult or as if he had better ...

The herbs I am taking that work for me

  • By paulpaul · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • In previous posts, I said I was taking a combination of herbs, eximer laser and some vitamins. For the last 4 weeks, I have not needed any eximer laser as I have not had any new lesions ( actually had ...

Every Day Above Ground Is A Good Day

  • By A_Landre · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • When ones has had psoriasis in its many and varied forms for decades,it can be all too easy to overlook another "blemish". Do not assume that everything is psoriasis related. We can become so focused ...

My First Psoriasis Journal Entry.Saturday 15th March 2014

  • By psoriasisismyfriend · Posted March 15, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Saturday 15th March 2014. Finally got my inspire account.quite excited.Thought I'd start with a journal entry about my skin.. sorry its a long entry. Being a psoriasis suffer for 5 years now..Shocks me ...

Sulfasalazine and no more Stomach Upset

  • By cdugovic · Posted March 15, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • After experiencing an upset tummy for about 3 weeks after starting sulfasalazine for psoriatic arthritis, my medical doctor recommended taking a B-Complex vitamin with it. So, along with a good balanced ...

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