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DianeT commented on the post, Get Out of the Pool 2 days, 4 hours ago

I would first talk to someone in charge and let them know that psoriasis is an autoimmune disease and not a skin condition. Let them know that you are not contagious condition. Not like poison ivy or ringworm, but I can understand how an ignorant person may perceive someone with visible psoriasis. I would also get pamphlets and leave them to…

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Jaime Lyn Moy commented on the post, Fearing the Flare 2 days, 13 hours ago

So far, the flare is mild. Finger crossed it stays that way. My step-mom is doing pretty well and should be released from rehab in the next 10 days or so. I hope your relative is doing well. It’s amazing that doctors have the technology to move an organ from one person to another. When I stop to think about the science behind it… Well, I’m just…

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VickiN answered a question 4 days, 14 hours ago

I don’t suffer from inverse, but I do have a number of guttate spots under my breasts these days, and boy is it a pain. The hot, humid weather is not helping and I want to burn my bra every day. I use coconut oil to reduce friction/chafing, but I too struggle with finding things that help! Just wanted to say you’re not alone out there…

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sinceiwasfive answered a question 4 days, 15 hours ago

Thanks Cathy!

I admit I am feeling sorry for myself at the moment, do appreciate the support.

I am taking methotrexate and have various topical creams. Over the years I have tried many things, and I don’t want to dwell on the negative, but have never been in remission. The only time I was clear was when I pregnant.

Thanks for listening.

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CathyD answered a question 4 days, 16 hours ago

Inverse psoriasis can be a real challenge, @sinceiwasfive. Have you been given anything topical to use on it?

I’m not sure I have any suggestions for what to wear (when I had psoriasis under my bust I just wore a bra that didn’t have any underwire) but I found diaper cream really helpful for preventing the skin rubbing against itself and…