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Completely Gone!

I have had psoriasis since I was 10. It only has gotten progressively worse over the years. I am now 64 and had it over 75-80 % of my body including my finger and toe nails. I have tried every lotion, potion, shot, lights, etc. over the years (never tried a biologic because of the myriad of side effects). I finally decided to quit smoking, and my Dr. gave me a prescription for Chantix. Within 2 weeks of starting to take it, my psoriasis was completely gone, even my fingernails were starting to get better. I had to move in January and the people that were helping me pack accidentally packed it in with things that went into storage. I have not taken it since January 9th, and the psoriasis is starting to come back. I made an appointment with my Dr for next week to see if he can give me another prescription for it.

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  • parismk
    4 months ago

    Is it the Chantix that helped, or quitting smoking?

  • CathyD moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi Iceonfire,

    Wow this is super interesting!! I am sorry to read that your psoriasis has started to come back. Please keep us updated on how you go with your doctor – I would be really interested to hear what they have to say about this, too! Hoping you are able to get some relief again soon. Thanks so much for sharing your experiences with us 🙂

    Best wishes,

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