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How Many Different Psoriasis Can You Have At Once?

A few years ago, my body went haywire. I had erythrodermic, inverse, plaque, and guttate, all in one week. It was like looking at a horror movie.

Of course, I stomp the dermatology world. I had 3 doctors examine me on one visit. They were baffled and didn't know what was going on. I was given cancer medication to calm my system down. They said that everything was out of whack.

My body finally calmed down and I was back to plaques again. Have you ever had more than one type of psoriasis at once?

We would love to hear from you.

  1. , I'm so glad that your body eventually calmed back down again. What an awful time that must have been for you. I have unfortunately had three types at once - plaque, inverse and guttate. Nowadays, the plaque is constant and the inverse and guttate flare up from time to time (thankfully not as badly as they used to). I have never had erythrodermic psoriasis. It sounds like such a scary experience. Have you ever had pustular psoriasis? That's another one that I've not had to deal with so far. Hugs! 💖 -Catherine, Community Moderator

    1. , I'm glad to hear that you'll be catching up with your rheumatologist next month. Have you had any further infections since stopping the methotrexate?

      That's a good question about going against doctors' advice! I have done with very minor things - I was told to use a steroid cream for my psoriasis but I really didn't want to (it took me YEARS to wean my body off of them previously). I was also told to take antibiotics for something like four months for acne. Again, I'd had a very bad experiences with antibiotics for acne previously so I decided not to take those. They don't work for me and they just cause more issues. I wish doctors were more receptive and adaptive to our personal preferences and previous experiences. Hugs! -Catherine, Community Moderator

    2. Hello , I know I shouldn't, but now and then I go against my doctor's orders. I have a team of doctors, and they go against each other as well. I haven't had any infections since stopping Meththotraxate, but I also stopped another medication. I called my PCP and she agreed.

      We do know our bodies and what is making them not feel good. My medications are fighting each other. I see a kidney doctor and my rheumatologist next month. No matter what, I won't get off the biologic that the dermatologist put me on. I want from being over 80% covered to 30%. I don't think they understand how miserable you can feel.

      Thanks for chiming in.

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