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Referral

Referral

Hi all,

Does anyone have a good referral for dermatologist on Long Island ? Specifically for finger psoriasis . Looking for someone that has experience and doesn’t just throw creams at you :)

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

You could check with The National Psoriasis Foundation. They may have a recommendation for that area.

posted 21 days ago

Afib???

Afib???

Anyone out there experienced a fib before or after their diagnosis of psoriasis/Psoriatic arthritis?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

So I had two episodes of a fib late 2020 early 2021 so I decided to do the ablation in April of last year. I have been fine with that but with all this pain throughout my body my efforts to exerciseread more

posted 23 days ago

What Are Your Favorite Things To Do To Pass The Time When You Have To Rest?

What Are Your Favorite Things To Do To Pass The Time When You Have To Rest?

I have watched more TV and Movies in the past few months than I used to in a whole year! 😂 Both make a good timer so you don't rest too short or long. Bridgerton was great!

I have also brought my yard chair inside so I can sit at a table comfortably and craft. I was gifted a diamond painting for Christmas and it was great! It's like building a puzzle.

I started doing my own nails with dip powders too. Not only does it keep me busy for a spell while doing something productive and resting, but… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Omg! I watch so much tv!!! Loved bridgerton! I even binged downtown abbey! So good!! Just finished 9 perfect strangers, which was good, interesting. OZARK was awesome. I could go on for days.

posted 21 days ago

How Do You Explain To Family Your Vulnerability To Sickness While On Biologics To Fight An Autoimmune Disease?

How Do You Explain To Family Your Vulnerability To Sickness While On Biologics To Fight An Autoimmune Disease?

Easter with the extended family was wonderful, but I found myself lost for words as to how to get them all to take me seriously about my immunity once I start taking Enbrel.

I'm waiting to see if any of us get the sickness one family was inflicted by that day. I can't start the meds if I'm sick! A few of them already had it, two of them were home sick and the others weren't worried aside to say they knew it was something contagious. Yet there they were anyways.

I felt so terrible for being… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Separately, don't feel bad at all. That's what should be done anyway.
I've stopped kissing my children, as they will be the ones to make me unwell. I feel mean, but its for the best.

posted 23 days ago

Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Top Of Foot Pain From Psoriatic Arthritis

Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations For Top Of Foot Pain From Psoriatic Arthritis

Any help help for nail thickening

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Ahh Foot Pain... yes. Here is what I know about it Karen
Something happens within Our Body over Time... it could be Arthritis or a variant of Arthritis. Knowing what I know of Arthritis, try an Over… read more

edited, originally posted 20 days ago

Otezla

Otezla

I was prescribed Otezla, I am worried about starting it , I guess I just have a fear of any reactions. All I know is that I want to feel better from my psoriasis and psoriatic arthiritis. I wanted to see if anyone has Had any reactions or just common side effects? I barely take Tylenol..

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I use the OTEZLA it does wonders for the Psoriasis except for minor flare ups every now then. But I can wear shorts again and not be embarrassed. Only side effect I have I Diarrhea and upset stomach… read more

posted 22 days ago

Creams Are Not Working. Help!

Creams Are Not Working. Help!

I've been prescribed three creams along with shampoo and to leave in after shampoo treatment. Only the shampoo seems to be helping.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Remove crusts….hot olive oil treatments. Place a clear thin plastic cap and leave on for awhile. Take a comb to remove crusty scabs. Good luck.

posted 21 days ago

Does Anybody Take A Medication Under The Tongue?👅

Does Anybody Take A Medication Under The Tongue?👅

Is taking a Medication under Your Tongue better than taking it with a Glass of Water?🥛

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I am thinking The Under the Tongue is more Convenient?

posted about 1 month ago
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