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Enbrel and nail psoriasis

March 25, 2013 — 8:06pm
I have had psoriatic arthritis for 20+ years and have been forced to retire from orthopedic surgery because of the disease. I have the form that attacks the small joints of the hands and feet more than other joints. I began Enbrel 4 months ago with really good results. The important thing here is that […] Read more »

Flaxseed oil

February 28, 2013 — 9:46pm
I have had psoriasis for many years and at times it has been severe. I have used many medications with limited results. 3-4 years ago I was on a clinical trial for Enbrel which worked well in the beginning but it’s effect diminished over time, after about 1 year. About a year & a half […] Read more »

Enbrel and weight loss

February 4, 2013 — 6:46pm
I have been on Enbrel for a year now and last summer my psoriasis was gone. I had about 90% coverage except for my face, scalp,and neck. Winter came and my left leg is the only place where the psoriasis came back and not all the way. I am on their patient assistance program. Enbrel […] Read more »

Enbrel

February 1, 2013 — 10:16pm
have been using Enbrel [prescription product] for severe psoriatic arthritis for two months now and am so excited about the results that I wanted to pass it on to the NPF. I am a 62-year-old female. For 30 plus years I have taken methotrexate even though it makes me very nauseated. I have taken tablets […] Read more »

Enbrel and nail psoriasis

January 30, 2013 — 11:40pm
I have had psoriatic arthritis for 20+ years and have been forced to retire from orthopedic surgery because of the disease. I have the form that attacks the small joints of the hands and feet more than other joints. I began Enbrel 4 months ago with really good results. The important thing here is that […] Read more »

Flaxseed oil

January 28, 2013 — 12:32am
I have had psoriasis for many years and at times it has been severe. I have used many medications with limited results. 3-4 years ago I was on a clinical trial for Enbrel which worked well in the beginning but it’s effect diminished over time, after about 1 year. About a year & a half […] Read more »

Enbrel

January 25, 2013 — 11:17pm
I have had guttate psoriasis for 15 year. Last year I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. I had tried many topicals, UV light treatment, and steroids, then my doctor put me on Enbrel. I have been on it for 2 full months now and see a drastic change. Not only is my psoriasis clearing but […] Read more »

Treatments and a new State of Mind

January 9, 2013 — 10:26pm
Before Embrel, Remicade,and other biologic medications, I would use oatmeal soap, Phisoderm in the 50′s and early 60′s, and salt scrubs in the 70′s.Remicade has been the only thing that consistently worked. I have had over 400 light treatments with green pills. This cleared my psoriasis. A few months later it returned with a vengeance, […] Read more »

The miracle of Motrin

January 7, 2013 — 9:51pm
My husband has suffered from psoriasis for over 13 years. He used many topical creams and ointments. He had flakes, itching, bleeding and many sleepless nights from the condition. It had gotten so bad that his dermatologist suggested he consider Enbrel shots. Last winter he had a bad flare-up after using Coppertone Baby Sunscreen Lotion. […] Read more »

Combination of treatments finally gave me relief

December 7, 2012 — 11:53pm
I had moderate to severe psoriasis for 20 years, and now have been 99% clear for about two years. I had tried most topicals without success, then I finally buckled down and told my doctor I’d do anything he told me to. We first tried Methotrexate and then Neoral; neither worked alone. I then started […] Read more »

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