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Psoriasis

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What kinds of treatments have been effective for your psoriasis? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: ChantalM., 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 25

I've used a lot of products, but I found Nisim skincare products to be the best for treating psoriasis.

Comment from: Helena O., 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: January 11

My psoriasis worsens in summer so I apply the DermalMD serum as treatment and use breast milk if I have a source; try both for best effect.

Comment from: Vinoshi, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 16

This dreadful disease troubles me a lot and I had to wear long sleeves even in high summer. Then I discovered a cream for psoriasis and eczema in a shop in Zia village in the island of Kos in Greece. The results were amazing. No more scars, no more shedding.

Comment from: Sunnymom23, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: June 05

I have used a few different things and so far like DermalMD psoriasis serum. It doesn't aggravate my skin and I have seen progress.

Comment from: Mary_Sep, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 30

I was recommended to use avocado oil for psoriasis so that I would be free of itchiness and redness. I tried this and was pretty happy with it because I saw in my elbow that it was not so dry as usual. Then I went on vacation in Greece and I got this cream that is specifically for eczema and psoriasis and been buying it since online.

Comment from: Michelle, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 10

I was diagnosed with psoriasis after being put on lithium for manic depression. I use Dovonex ointment, Advantim creams and antifungal creams. Have used coal tar creams, soaps and solutions in the past to no avail. I find a swim in salt water daily in summer and a bit of sun and regular exercise plus water all help the skin. Must keep skin moisturized and have found sorbelene with glycerine & Vit E to be a good basic cream.

Comment from: swtgretchen, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: September 10

I just got guttate psoriasis for the first time three months ago from getting strep throat. It took four doctors to figure out what I had. Everyone else thought it was an allergic reaction to the amoxicillin they gave me. I still have it. I read about the light therapy, but the doctor said for me not to go to the tanning salon because it's not good for me. I realize the risk, but I would rather take the risk than be itching from head to toe with this horrible thing!

Comment from: Deb C, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 30

I developed psoriasis when I was 26 years old and pregnant. The psoriasis covered every area possible. I did doctor's treatments of creams and stinking tar. Two years ago I did home treatments using Avon skin So Soft. I only eat healthy foods. Now my psoriasis is very little, like on my elbows but not in big bunches like before. I can wear shorts, skirts, and short-sleeved shirts. I feel great about myself now.

Comment from: Helper, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: January 22

I use this product called Prosanol from Swedish Skin Care. I found it in a psoriasis magazine. It's not a cream or anything, it's in a spray bottle. Please try it because it really has done so much for my skin.

Comment from: Sarahsue84, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 04

I've had psoriasis for eight years now. The first outbreak was the worst. It got so bad that I could barely walk and my hands were covered with embarrassingly painful sores. I used Dovonex and a topical steroid for about a year with no visible benifets, then finally at the advice of my grandmother who's an old nurse, I stopped using medication. I found out that medications can actually make it worse. In due time my skin healed. I've found that in my case, my body is cycling. While I still have episodes, they are realitivly small and I have not used medication for 7 years. I hope this advise helps others.

Comment from: Linda, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 16

90% of my body was covered with psoriasis. I read about gluten-free diets, and with nothing to lose, I tried it. Today I'm totally gluten free. It's safe, but it wasn't easy. But as the weeks passed, I could tell the difference and now I am under 20% coverage. What I am trying to say is that your diet is very important, and your psoriasis can be a side effect from something totally different. Listen to your body, in terms of what it likes and what it doesn't. If it weren't for that one paragraph about gluten that l read, l don't know where l would be today. I'm 45 years old and I wore my first pair of shorts, my first bathing suit, and my first tank top!

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Comment from: SABIHA, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 02

I was suffering with psoriasis for nearly two years. I went to so many doctors and tried so many creams. Then last time I tried one more doctor with a hope to help my psoriasis and the doctor gave me Dermol cream .Within two weeks it started reducing my itchiness and started fading away. Now I have no more psoriasis. I also drink beetroot and carrot juice in empty stomach every morning to clean my insides. Anyone can try these remedies. Give them a try. I hope they work as well for you as they do for me!

Comment from: Ed Noble, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: December 29

I have had it on and off for years...By accident I found taking Resveratrol 125mgs two in the morning two in the evening...knocks it out...First the itching stops than the healing begins...It works like magic for me!

QUESTION

Psoriasis causes the top layer of skin cells to become inflamed and grow too quickly and flake off. See Answer
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