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Which makeup products are best for people who suffer with psoriasis??

Which makeup products are best for people who suffer with psoriasis??

I searched on the internet but still not sure... I know my dermatologist has suggested not to use any when I have a flare up on my face since I mostly get it on my forehead and on my top eyelid

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

It is probably best not to use any when having a flare but I have found Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar tinted moisturizer evens out skin tone and… read more

posted 9 days ago

What’s next after light treatment

What’s next after light treatment

So I am coming to the end of light therapy for my skin. But I feel my skin is a lot worse than what it was to begin with.

What’s next? After 10 years of battling with psoriasis I feel defeated. It’s getting me really down because it’s everywhere my arms, my legs, my scalp, my back and my chest.

I need to know there is hope after the light therapy. The mediation the doctors have spoke about will affect my fertility and I really don’t want this to be the case

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I did light therapy on my feet and legs. It's a tough treatment path; it could be very painful when sometimes they had the light too high and burned the… read more

posted 2 days ago

Were you scared by these medicines at first?

Were you scared by these medicines at first?

I am newly diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. I am still at the point of deciding which medicine to try first. Which of course will have a lot to do with insurance. To be honest these meds scare the hell out of me. I am hopeful for the improvement that may come, but the medicines can be brutal. Where you scared at first?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I think I do get sick more often than I used to, but other than that I feel much better. I've been on Methotrexate for years at points, and also on read more

posted 2 days ago

OTC treatment for scalp psoriasis

OTC treatment for scalp psoriasis

My scalp psoriasis has flared up (itchy and flakey). I have dark blonde hair that long and natural Curley. Tar shampoo hasn’t worked in the past. Just using coconut oil doesn’t either any advice?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I found a salycylic acid TGel shampoo to help. I largely have scalp pain though and not flakes on my scalp. I tried the Tar shampoo and didn't notice… read more

posted 2 days ago

Why aren't the biologics working for me?

Why aren't the biologics working for me?

Hi everyone,
I have had psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis since I was a teen. I have been on so many meds..none last long. They seem to work and then my body attacks them so they are unable to work.
Enbrel- didn't do much
Humira- worked like a charm totally clear for almost a year. Then I had a reaction my whole body turned red and swelled up it took the doctors months to clear that mess up
Remicade- is made from rat pee...not a joke...it made my arms and legs feel like… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I was on Humira and Simponi and now on Cimzia, same thing where the Humira stopped working though it did great for me for a few years. I tried Simponiread more

posted 2 days ago

Facet Hypertrophy in Lower Back

Facet Hypertrophy in Lower Back

I was diagnosed with facet hypertrophy in my lower back via xray. Do any of you have this? How have you treated it?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I’m sorry I have never heard of that. It sounds painful

posted 25 days ago

Has anyone tried any natural way to control your psoriasis?

Has anyone tried any natural way to control your psoriasis?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I use a homemade coconut oil sugar scrub. It helps to exfoliate and moisturize the skin. If I'm able to soak the skin beforehand in the bath or in the… read more

posted 2 days ago

Does anyone have sarcoidosis as well as psoriasis?

Does anyone have sarcoidosis as well as psoriasis?

I have psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. I was just diagnosed with pulmonary sarcoidosis.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I am new to the Mypsoriasisteam.com. I have Chroans disease, when I first was diagnosed Chroans was not heard of. I get Infusions every 8 weeks. I have… read more

posted 28 days ago
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