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Ultraviolet Light B (UVB)

Ultraviolet Light B (UVB)

which home UVB (narrow band) is better? Any advise

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have pansol 3d and love It. Newsreel though start a very low number. You may burn the first couple times.

posted 2 months ago

I Have To Make A Decision To Either Use Oral PUVA Treatment Or UVB Treatment (Ultraviolet B) But Not Sure Which One.

I Have To Make A Decision To Either Use Oral PUVA Treatment Or UVB Treatment (Ultraviolet B) But Not Sure Which One.

I have had the UVB treatment (Ultraviolet B) but psoriasis came back after a month.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I'm about to start my 6th week of using PUVA, my skin is showing quite a difference.

posted almost 3 years ago

Will Soaking My Feet In Epsom Salt Make My Plaque Psoriasis More Irritated?

Will Soaking My Feet In Epsom Salt Make My Plaque Psoriasis More Irritated?

I'm 27 weeks pregnant with first child and can't use anything that with harm baby. Since getting pregnant it's gotten out of control. Makes walking very painful. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

maybe talk to your dr about trying UVB therapy UVB phototherapy is Present in natural sunlight, ultraviolet B (UVB) is an effective treatment for psoriasis. UVB penetrates the skin and slows the… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Does Sunbed Treatment Really Work

Does Sunbed Treatment Really Work

I have read about people using sunbeds to help with psoriasis. Has anyone used this method and how long did it take you before it started to help.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have used it in the past and it works well. Although in Vegas I cant find a dermatologist that will prescribe PUVA treatment. Just Sux!

posted 10 months ago

Are You Experiencing A Hearing Loss

Are You Experiencing A Hearing Loss

I have been aware of reduced hearing loss for many years. Finally had a hearing assessment which confirmed a mixed hearing loss (both inner and middle ear involvement. Now using hearing aids. Recently discovered that there may be an association between hearing loss and PsA.There is some research on this that suggests there is much higher than expected number of people with hearing loss amongst people with PsA than would be expected. Lines of enquiry seem to be either auto immune system damaging… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Very interesting Yvonne. Something I have been requesting for years. Fingers crossed. Let me know how you go. Have a good week. Michael

posted over 5 years ago

Light Therapy

Light Therapy

Has anyone had the light therapy at the hospital? I have had 3 treatments and have already seen an improvement. How long did it take for your psoriasis to completely clear? Thanks guys :)

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

What is the point if only lasts a few weeks

posted 5 months ago

Has Anyone Tried This With Results?

Has Anyone Tried This With Results?

I have recently started accupuncture for psoriasis. I have had only 3 treatments so far with some small results. I have to go mon/wed/fri for the first while. I have no idea how long until I see bigger results and no idea if this will work long term. No creams were working for me and Im just so done with this. Has anyone else tried this?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have done 10 treatments and the change is amazing. Atleast 50% gone if not more. I am sorry it wasnt helpful to those who have tried it. I have been going mon wed fri without missing a day and am… read more

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago

Psoriasis Getting Worse With NB UVB Treatment

Psoriasis Getting Worse With NB UVB Treatment

I've had 14 full body treatments so far with narrow band UVB light therapy. My psoriasis seems to be getting worse, with new spots appearing & no improvement anywhere. Is this normal? How long does it usually take to see any improvement?

UVB Home Treatment

UVB Home Treatment

My health insurance (Cigna) is not going to cover my in home UVB Davelin 4 series machine as prescribed by my dermatologist. Has anyone dealt with their insurance and could you offer any advice or treatment options? I plan on appealing the decision. I only have the psoriasis on my forearms. The light therapy had been very helpful but I have to pay a copay of $40 3 x a week. Any suggestions or options would be greatly appreciated. I'm new to this group and I'm not wanting to use the steroid… read more

Best At Home Light Therapy?

Best At Home Light Therapy?

Where I live the nearest dermatologist is hours away. Tanning beds help but I would like to have something more convenient at home.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Do you order on-line? I'm no longer doing light treatments. I developed cancer on the back of my hand and decided to find other ways to treat my psoriasis. I order Lucraderm Natural Psoriasis Thereapy… read more

posted 11 months ago
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