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Food questions

  • By tcbailey · Posted yesterday at 8:53 pm
  • In Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • So... No dairy, no gluten (or no starch), no sugar, etc. Do specifics matter, such as: - is raw milk better than processed milk? organic vs. standard? Is it the lactose and proteins that cause the inflammation ...


  • By cmo777 · Posted yesterday at 8:44 pm
  • In Psoriasis · 2 replies
  • Anyone know what can help P in ears? My ears get itchy and have been producing more wax. I itch them (I try not to), but one ear keeps getting sore (the entrance to my ear canal), every couple of weeks.It ...

one dose of stelara, skin getting better, but joints going crazy

  • By steph7497 · Posted yesterday at 8:04 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 8 replies
  • I took my first dose of Stelara on 4/13/14. Today is 4/22/14 and I already have noticed a drastic improvement with my psoriasis. My huge lesions/patches that were fire red and painful have cooled off ...

sheet lightning pain

  • By ktjpsmom · Posted yesterday at 7:16 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • I have PsA, first diagnosed in 1997. Had massive doses of prednisone for eight months which drove it into remission for 11 1/2 years. It then came back with a vengeance and I had to retire at 59 after ...

Need new recipes!!!

  • By Cecilzip · Posted yesterday at 4:40 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Does anyone know of a cookbook for quick healthy diet.I have PsA and a husband that can't cook.Seriously,he has tried and he CANT cook! I have frozen meals for days that I don't feel like cooking but ...


  • By Waterboy72 · Posted yesterday at 4:03 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies
  • Hi I am going to be starting Enbrel in a month or two. Just wondering what folks think of it and the cost. I am in Ireland. I also like a drink now and again. The again time used to be a good session ...


  • By egypt · Posted yesterday at 2:19 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 10 replies
  • Hiya, I'm 29 and had Psoriasis for 10 1/2 years. I've been reading the posts on here which have been a great source of support and information. So I thought it was time to write something myself. I've ...

Just a good laugh

  • By sheila529 · Posted yesterday at 2:07 pm
  • In Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Ok so I was able to get my HUMIRA from the Drug store after a week of back and forth with the ins and Drug store. Humira send me a bucket to put my finished needles in. Yesterday I get another package ...

Methotrexate & Folic Acid

  • By taylorsmom2003 · Posted yesterday at 1:06 pm
  • In Psoriasis · 15 replies
  • 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 ...

UVA or UVB unit

  • By Reeze · Posted yesterday at 12:21 pm
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 3 replies
  • I have just started PUVA treatments and I am contemplating purchasing a box unit for home use. Any suggestions? I don't really even know where to begin ...


  • By annepp · Posted yesterday at 11:57 am
  • In Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • Has anyone used magnesium to treat p (either alone or in conjunction with meds/diet/other)? If so, was it effective ...

UVB tips, advice?

  • By ballard_st · Posted yesterday at 10:55 am
  • In Psoriasis · 9 replies
  • 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 ...


  • By KIMSUE1053 · Posted yesterday at 10:36 am
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 4 replies
  • I was taking celabrex for inflammation but insurance will not cover it but they will cover Meloxicam or Indomechicin. Has anyone taken these and how do they work for you ...

cut the sugar?

  • By hap90 · Posted yesterday at 10:02 am
  • In Psoriasis · 3 replies
  • Hey everyone! I suffer from severe psoriasis which covers 90 percent of my body! It is very red and angry and terribly painful. I've read a lot recently that cutting sugar massively improves psoriasis ...

That Would Be Anyone ,,,,TRIED?

  • By susiequery · Posted yesterday at 8:50 am
  • In Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • Sorry for the typo, but maybe being Tied up would work ...

Anyone Tied?

  • By susiequery · Posted yesterday at 8:46 am
  • In Psoriasis · 6 replies
  • My GP has suggesed low dose of anti depressant to help in pain management. Any experience ...

Hives. Enbrel, allergies

  • By jlynn2014 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • I posted just a few days ago. I called my derm on the weekend who didn't have on call and then the enbrel help, or should I say helpless, line. I broke out in hives 40 hrs after my 3rd dose. Went to er ...


  • By kimmyjane951 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • Hey everyone, just wanting to know if anyone has been told not to exfoliate, I have always exfoliated, recently been to psorasis and skin clinic in canberra, they told me it's very bad to exfoliate as ...

Psoriatic arthritis??

  • By sparkiesteve86 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • Hi all new here hope I can get some help cause I'm stressed out about this which isn't helping matters :) I've had psoriosis on my skin for about 14 years. And I have p on my nails for a long time as ...

Tanning Unit FOR SALE

  • By zumabeach · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Used UVB equipment · 4 replies
  • I own a tanning salon for over 9 years now. Many of my clients have psoriasis. My units are not all UVB but both UVA/UVB. UVB can strictly burn and are know as "burning rays" many of my clients prefer ...

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