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How do you manage inverse psoriasis under the breasts?

How do you keep comfortable with inverse psoriasis? I cannot wear a bra, so I wear a camisole under my top. It is so hot, I cannot stop sweating and am feeling even more uncomfortable. I take methotrexate and am at a dose where my Dr doesn’t want to give me more (which I am fine with) but I am sore and don’t know what to wear. This sucks! What are your strategies for managing inverse psoriasis under the breasts?

  1. Inverse psoriasis can be a real challenge, . 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 getting more aggravated. I also used a medicated powder to help with keeping the area less sweaty, and prevent any fungal infection from taking advantage. In the end, UVB phototherapy cleared it up, although I do still flare sometimes in the summer. I really hope you are able to find something that helps. Hugs!

    1. 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.

      1. 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 😀
        -Victoria, Community Moderator

    2. I am suffering so badly from this now! Not only is it under my breasts, but it’s on my breasts. Everything hurts and I have to wear a bra it is just so uncomfortable. I load myself up with oil and lotion, And then sometimes apply organic corn starch. But it doesn’t seem to be going away because of the friction, heat and humidity. It’s the one spot that I am having an awful time with..

      1. Epson salt bath every other day. Monkey Butt powder. Get on a biologic shot

      2. This is really sounding nice. Hopefully everyone can do this.

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