Tips tagged "phototherapy"

Tag: phototherapy


February 8, 2013 — 9:33pm
I’m 16, and I’ve had psoriasis for 13 years. A couple of summers ago, my psoriasis got so bad I could barely walk. My dermatologist recommended that I do phototherapy. After a few months of doing this, it cleared my skin some, but made my skin very dry. I went to see my regular doctor, […] Read more »

Vitamin D and Infrared Sauna

December 19, 2012 — 8:50pm
My psoriasis was starting to get bad at the end of 2010. I was resigned to the fact that it was winter and I’d just have to deal with it, as I was still nursing my toddler. I had a physical scheduled with my doctor in the beginning 2011 and she did some routine blood […] 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 »

UVB therapy

December 4, 2012 — 11:55pm
I was diagnosed a little over a year ago with guttate psoriasis following a strep infection. I had lesions everywhere. Desonide and betamethasone creams eliminated the lesions if used twice daily, every day. After using two tubes of each in one month with the most conservative application, I tried phototherapy at a local tanning salon. […] Read more »

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