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Anyone Using True Enlightenment Scalp Scrub For Their Head?

Anyone Using True Enlightenment Scalp Scrub For Their Head?

I started using it for my flaky scalp in February and its all cleared up! I found out about it from my hair dresser. Anyone have side effects? Or it not work for them? I have great results but afraid it wont last

I Am Taking The AstraZeneca Covid19 Vaccine Today. What Has Been Your Experience With This Specific Vaccine?

I Am Taking The AstraZeneca Covid19 Vaccine Today. What Has Been Your Experience With This Specific Vaccine?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I had my first shot a few days ago- moderna. Weirdly my pustular psoriasis has started to heal since I got the shot. Has anyone else had this happen?

posted 3 days ago
What do we know about the COVID-19 vaccine? Read more >

If Your Resistant To Tremfya, And Switch To Skyrizi, Being That They Affect The Same Protein, Would I Be Immune To Skyrizi Too?

If Your Resistant To Tremfya, And Switch To Skyrizi, Being That They Affect The Same Protein, Would I Be Immune To Skyrizi Too?

Good afternoon all
I live in SC, and I have been taking Tremfya for just over 3 years, with amazing success. I was completely clear of both my psoriasis, and my PSA. I suffered from severe skin psoriasis, and at the time mild PSA before starting treatment. Recently however my symptoms are returning after just after a few weeks of my tremfya injection, leaving me in alot of pain with my arthritis. My dermatologist refuses to address it, and I am currently still after weeks, waiting for a… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Thank you so much for responding, it's a glimmer of hope! I've been so so concerned about my PsA flare, and the dermatologist will not switch my biologic yet, he seems to want only to treat my skin… read more

posted 10 days ago
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How Are Exezema And Psoriasis Different From Each Other?

How Are Exezema And Psoriasis Different From Each Other?

How are exezema and psoriasis different?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

When this happens my feet got so bad I went to Podiatrist and he told me to use Urea 40% cream. I buy on Amazon for $16.00. Also use Lantiseptic cream daily. Wear socks all the time. This will help… read more

posted 8 days ago

Remedies To Help Bleeding Cracks On Heels Of Feet

Remedies To Help Bleeding Cracks On Heels Of Feet

Hi, first post here. i've been using steroid ointment twice daily after wetting the skin, the cracks keep bleeding so it hurts to walk. i've used non stick pads and antiobiotic ointment and socks to help with walking but i am trying to clear it so i don't have to use biologics. thank you for any ideas!!

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Steroid ointment will make your skin paper thin over time!!! Do some research and you will realize this fact. You should only use it 2 times a week maximum
I have a suggestion for bedtime. Try using… read more

posted 14 days ago
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Anyone On Humira Got Their Covid Shot Yet Or Second

Anyone On Humira Got Their Covid Shot Yet Or Second

Any side effects.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

i had astra on 25th last month,same thing

posted 22 days ago
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Has Anyone Been On Humira For Only A Few Months And Developed Enlarged Lymph Nodes In The Neck, Clavicular Area? I Was Able To Talk My

Has Anyone Been On Humira For Only A Few Months And Developed Enlarged Lymph Nodes In The Neck, Clavicular Area? I Was Able To Talk My

Family doc into an ultrasound which verified my suspision on enlarged nodes. My rheumi said they were not swollen and both MDs blew me off. I believe it's from the humira, I also developed a wart on my eyebrow after 1st 2 doses!!

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

yes I will, my rheumi appt not until June. as for now I am trying a rather loose vegan diet consist most of veg and fruit mainly trying to stay away from meat to see if possible connection! have a… read more

posted 23 days ago

Home Remedies For Joint Warmth/pain/swelling?

Home Remedies For Joint Warmth/pain/swelling?

Hi- I'm new here and newly diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. I know when the weather is changing and seem to injure myself with minimal exercise. I've been on Methotrexate for about 6 weeks now and haven't noticed much difference in my discomfort.

I've been trying to walk either on my treadmill or outside for 20-30 minutes 4-5 times per week. This morning I woke up and my left knee felt like I had a sunburn on it. My husband says it looks swollen and its red/warm to the touch. Oddly, it… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Thanks Elisabeth. I tried CBD oil for awhile and didn't think it did much of anything so I stopped. I will be talking to the Rheumatologist about this next time I have a follow up. Thanks!

posted 18 days ago
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