11 Feb 11:47
Latest measure of an improvement in the condition of my psoriasis. I took off the most chafy pair of drainpipe jeans yesterday, and no flakes inside the knees! That is a massive win! How do you measure improvements in your psoriasis everyone?
Please don't include specific medical product brand names or external links.
11 Feb 12:06
Well if I could get I'm skinny jeans Sarah 😀😀 Always socks for me as am indicator
11 Feb 12:12
A full unbroken nights itch free sleep does it for me.
11 Feb 12:31
Generally, my bad days consist of lots of itching of my scalp. Improvement is felt when there is no itching or scaling, that's how I know if my diet or shampoo or whatever, has a positive effect.
11 Feb 14:04
Blessings instead of flakes.
11 Feb 14:12
Yay Sarah!! That’s awesome news.
I can only measure my pain and swelling of my psoriatic arthritis since I’ve rid myself of the skin plaques a couple years ago. But I know if it’s good or bad depending on how I move when I first awaken.
11 Feb 14:13
The ultimate test: can I go swimming in a public pool
11 Feb 14:56
Thats great to hear Sarah! 😃 For me, the ultimate test is how my bed sheets look in the morning. They have been flake free for about 7 weeks 😊 Funny tho, how I still expect them to be there when I make my bed on the morning, lol
11 Feb 16:41
Sarah I remember back in the day it was pain. Psoriatic arthritis was bad but my skin had these massive patches that were more like scabs, not flakes. I remember at times I would take my pants off and I would have these blood spots on the inside where the skin would crack. There were other times when I had nylons on (long ago. Haven't worn them in years!), there would be blood on the outside and my co workers would let me know. They were awesome friends to me. When that lessened to just scaling with my changes, the I knew things were improving.
11 Feb 17:48
11 Feb 20:48
Susan,nylons did you have the lines up the back with gravy ? 😂😂😂😘
11 Feb 23:27
God Chris... Too funny! No, just regular nylons, no gravy. LOL.
12 Feb 07:50
From a scale of 1 to 10? have 3 scales that are slightly big,measure around inch and a half, seems its likes it just under my right hand side rib cage, i had it there last year,some on elbows but not bad , knees are quite good cant complain and a spotty everywhere else, i really measure my improvements through my psoriatic arthritis and nails more than skin, i dont flake much at all,never really have for years accept from steroid withdrawl a while ago on my face, thats all gone now ,congrats sarah :)
12 Feb 10:48
Hi Sarah. Mine is when I get up in the mornings and see no flakes in my bed then I have a smile on my face the whole day
12 Feb 11:25
Look on the floor if there is nothing there it's a good sign.
12 Feb 17:43
Mark does little dog poop count? Hahahaha
13 Feb 10:22
I like your psoriasis measures people! That is cool to see how others check their progress. For most it seems no flakes = winning! For me I also think I measure the itch too. I think the itch precedes the flake outbreaks in my case so less itch = less flakes.
13 Feb 10:25
Me it's the red also!
Signup with Facebook
Why do I need to sign in?
Flaym is a supportive psoriasis community that depends on everyone being able to pitch in when they got something to share.
I have a Flaym account · Sign up with email
Psoriasising since 1997...
Brutally honest confessions.
You can see my Toxin portal pat...
John,Toxin portal patch
- feeling happy
I even laughed at myself when I...
- feeling okay
I am Possessed I just know it. ...
- feeling okay
It's not just a skin condition.
I am so Glad I do the type of w...
- feeling hopeful
Scalp psoriasis friends, how do...
- feeling okay
new lady startedat work first t...
- feeling sad
Get support and advice on life with Psoriasis from our friendly Community Forum.
Already a member? Log in