Embarrassment and Psoriasis

Posted on February 12, 2018

If you have psoriasis, you might struggle with feeling self-conscious or embarrassed about your skin. “It’s so embarrassing to be dropping skin everywhere,” explains one member of MyPsoriasisTeam. “You wear clothes that cover - but you can't cover hands - and people think you have something catchy.” Connecting with a supportive psoriasis community could help you overcome embarrassment, relieve itching, and feel comfortable in your own skin.

On MyPsoriasisTeam, the social network and online support group for people living with psoriasis, members often talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Embarrassment is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about embarrassment:

Here are conversations that have taken place about embarrassment:

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyPsoriasisTeam today and start a conversation or post a question. You'll be surprised just how many others can relate.

Have you experienced embarrassment because of psoriasis? What have you learned?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hi Emerald after trying a few BP pills that i didn’t have side effects I eventually was ok with Hydralazine Hydrochloride and have never looked back .… read more

posted 3 days ago


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