...feeling okay psomom @psomom

Secrets, coping, treatment

How long do you try a topical treatment and/or shampoo before you decide if its working or not....I hear sometimes things get worse in the healing process.


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9 responses

Jen @jen1984

That's a difficult one Psomum. Because treatments affect us differently. I can only go on what my pharmacist always tells me not to use any topical for longer than 3 to 4 weeks.
And only use a medicated shampoo twice a week.
Others may have different advice.

Michelle @michelle1021

I usually get a negative reaction quick. Half an hour to an hour most.

psomom @psomom

Thank you both. Michelle what kind of reaction do you get?

Michelle @michelle1021

I start itching within that time and then I know, bad food. If its really bad i get inflammation, about 24 hours after food intake.

Rosey @sue2023

Psomum ,been sitting by,reading ure posts,yep don't want to say it but only thing that helped,cured my scalp,after many years (after doing natural treatments) was dr script,2 applications,and gone,I endured it as child,but scalp good as,rest of me not lol,so maybe it may work for your boy? Not allowed to say what it is here lol,but wish my mum knew back in the 60s what worked,its just High vitamin d,I had valleys in my head,and didn't need a Dermy to prescribe it,I feel ure desperation

Sarah @sarahuk

A couple of weeks for me

psomom @psomom

Thanks Rosey. We have 4 weeks before the derm, so I am researching our prescription options we can get our family dr to write in the meantime.

Susan @godcares

Psomom I am a lucky one I guess. I have many autoimmune dis-eases so really within 24 hours I knew. Mostly because of pain issues. I got healed with diet, lifestyle and maybe the most important that was longer term was mind change and not allowing all the life experiences to be stressful. I had lots. Just took time.

psomom @psomom

I hear you Susan. I’ve been listening to lots of meditations on YouTube. Definitely helpful managing stress and emotions. I’m trying to get my son on it. He is resisting but I think with time and patience it will happen. I’m convinced stress is a big part of this and he can be a pretty stressed person. Having P is really going to push him to learn to manage his stress

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psomom @psomom
Vancouver, BC, Canada

I don’t have P but my 13 yr old son does. I’m so grateful to have found this site in my quest to help him!

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