Parents, friends and family

This topic is for discussions on all issues relating to the support and treatment of a family member, spouse, child, or friend who has psoriasis and/ or psoriatic arthritis, including strategies to cope with chronic disease and disease treatment options.

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Vitiligo and Psoraisis

livnlrn
  • By livnlrn · New reply February 1, 2011
  • 6 replies
  • My daughter was diagnosised this week with Psoriasis and 6 months ago with Vitiligo. Both of these conditions have spread so fast on her. My mother had Psoriatic Arthritis. She is turning 8 tomorrow ...

Psoriasis in kentucky

kindspiritualone
  • By kindspiritualone · New reply January 27, 2011
  • 1 reply
  • I'm looking for people in Kentucky to talk with. I've had P for as long as I can remember ...

Ped derm at Children's Hospital in Cincinnati?

JaimeLyn
  • By JaimeLyn · New reply January 26, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • We're planning a trip to Children's Hospital in Cincinnati to get another opinion for my son (12) who has PsA. We already have a recommendation for a ped rhuematologist, but any good suggestions for a ...

10 yo just diagnosed - looking for mentors on alternative therapies

npf-13589 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13589 (Inactive) · New reply January 15, 2011
  • 11 replies
  • ** Originally posted by MNMommy ** I have a 10 yo daughter that starting in July had white spots on her toe. She picked it open and it became infected. We saw the doctor after we couldn't get it healed ...

My daughter is 7 now has had psoriasis since she was 4 I need help

npf-13812 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13812 (Inactive) · New reply January 10, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by daddyman3256 ** Her p is getting worse tried every cream, diet and light therapy. what is next . She keeps getting different kinds of pustular,vulgaris, inverse,gultate. only place ...

Hi, one very confused family

psmum
  • By psmum · New reply January 2, 2011
  • 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by shez ** Hi, This site is so good and I have already read so much very interesting stuff on here, the support you give to each other is amazing, thanks to all the posters. Our story ...

Hair loss and a balding spot in 8 year old

thegirlsmom
  • By thegirlsmom · New reply December 31, 2010
  • 10 replies
  • ** Originally posted by mmmaul ** Hello all, I was wondering if anyones child has had bald spots on their childs head and I wanted to comment that my daughter is starting to lose alot of hair when I brush ...

Scalp Psoriasis & Head Lice

npf-4412 (Inactive)
  • By npf-4412 (Inactive) · New reply December 19, 2010
  • 14 replies
  • ** Originally posted by mlmccoy99 ** My daughters school called today, she has head lice. Another wonderful piece of info that I really didn't need today (my youngest is running a fever and was up all ...

Scales

npf-13727 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13727 (Inactive) · New reply December 19, 2010
  • 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Sherbear ** I am not sure how to do this forum stuff, but I will give it a try; I have been with my boyfriend for 5 yrs; he has SEVERE psorasis; he has given up, and it is very ...

Ideas for Christmas?

npf-13750 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13750 (Inactive) · New reply December 14, 2010
  • 3 replies
  • ** Originally posted by twinbro ** Hello my brother has sever Psor. and I want to buy him cologne as a gift for Christmas. Does cologne irritate the psoriasis? If thats not a good idea, does anyone have ...

New here, post about my mom

npf-13718 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13718 (Inactive) · New reply November 29, 2010
  • 4 replies
  • ** Originally posted by littlemamababy ** Hi everyone! I came across this site through a google search and want to help my mom if I can... She has plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Her fingers ...

My boyfriend has psoriasis! how can i help him "embrace" it?

npf-11767 (Inactive)
  • By npf-11767 (Inactive) · New reply November 11, 2010
  • 21 replies
  • ** Originally posted by casshippie06 ** I have been dating my boyfriend for almost 2 years now... I was the first person my boyfriend opened up to about having psoriasis. Recently he has really been having ...

My Toddler Before & After

npf-10655 (Inactive)
  • By npf-10655 (Inactive) · New reply November 9, 2010
  • 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by jslyss ** My son was diagnosed with psoriasis when he was just 2 1/2 years old. After, what we thought was a bad scrape (he had just scraped his back on the side of a desk), did ...

My 2 y/o with Psoriasis...My heart is broken...

npf-10655 (Inactive)
  • By npf-10655 (Inactive) · New reply November 5, 2010
  • 32 replies
  • ** Originally posted by jslyss ** Hi there, I've been going crazy trying to help my son. We've been through sooo many different topical creams and ointments (5 differents one's to apply everyday). I'm ...

Children in South Florida?

Nicora_G
  • By Nicora_G · Posted November 3, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Nicora_G ** We are looking for children (up to about age 10) with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis in South Florida (Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, etc.) who would be interested ...

Survey about children's experience in school

Nicora_G
  • By Nicora_G · Posted October 18, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Nicora_G ** The National Psoriasis Foundation would like to understand the impact of psoriasis on children's school experience. If you have a child with psoriasis or psoriatic ...

Pride Victory

npf-13584 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13584 (Inactive) · Posted October 11, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • ** Originally posted by johnclerk ** HI, Transportable mobility scooters are designed for convenient travel. Some makes for sale models can fold down to fit into the rear of a car, or be assembled and ...

On enbrel & want to have a baby

npf-8216 (Inactive)
  • By npf-8216 (Inactive) · New reply September 23, 2010
  • 8 replies
  • ** Originally posted by tryingforababy ** Hello there. I have P & am on enbrel only 25 mg per week. I love it. But with that being said I was told taking it while preg is a bad idea, is that so? What ...

Please help - sister not doing well

npf-13379 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13379 (Inactive) · New reply September 7, 2010
  • 29 replies
  • ** Originally posted by portis ** Hello, I have just today registered with this site as I am becoming desperate and dont know what else to do. I havent had a chance yet to read through other threads but ...

7 yo son with severe Psoriasis on Methotrexate

npf-13501 (Inactive)
  • By npf-13501 (Inactive) · New reply September 7, 2010
  • 4 replies
  • ** Originally posted by blitster19 ** Hi all, I have only just found this forum today while I am visiting my family in the USA. My 7 year old son was diagnosed with Psoriasis in June 2009 in London, England ...

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