Nail Psoriasis

Support and advice about nail psoriasis.


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Nicola - I have never tried medication for psoriasis, just use my shampoo and have a free day following it... More »
Nicola - wow that is brilliant, my nails keep breaking downwards where the ridges are.
Sarah - Arghh Nicola, yes that's what mine had been doing until suddenly voila! That's not to say it will... More »
Lindakay1948 - I have had my hands and feet so bad,oh by the way I no longerhave toe nails I get this but I wra... More »
Sarah - Yaaaargh yes nails so painful when they are psoriatic. Mine was only helped by professional podia... More »
john, DARTS VADER - Hello Nazipho, i cleared my nails up with diet /lifestyle changes , few months after i changed di... More »
Meryl - Always use nail glue if you are using glue as it is formulated to break down unlike superglue :) ... More »
Shawn - Nail glue
Sarah - That is such awesome information Meryl, thank you very much! So helpful from someone who knows so... More »
Mavis - I've been having the same problem Sheila. I've had three nails go like it and it's quite sore whe... More »
Sheila - I've been taking omega 3 for over a year now the nails are not sore with it it's just something e... More »
Susan - Absolutely Sheila. Had that for years and thought my nails would actually fall off the nail bed.... More »
Sarah - You can buy special nail oils. I haven' done it because they are so expensive. At times I have cl... More »
Susan - I have big toes that are Brown can't understand why.
Michelle - Could it possibly be bruising as well Susan?
Sarah - My little fingernail on my right hand is like that, has been for quite a few months now. I have h... More »
agb - @John- I did not realize it was a sign of inflammation of my psoriatic arthritis.
Susan - I do remember this Catherine. I also remember the nail bed having very little attachment and the... More »
Kate - This is so me with my fingernails! They've got ridges the length of the nail bed and they crack... More »
Sarah - I hate that Kate it is so sore, my left thumb does this all the time and I wish it would heal!
Carole - Oh boy, and nothing seems to help. Using gel polish only hides it, soaking in Epsom salts helps ... More »
Ellen - No I haven't ... how does one apply it....
Sarah - I used tea tree oil on my nails when they were terrible. It's meant to antibacterial! Not sure if... More »
Pam - I've used tea tree or melrose oil and it helped alot.
Michelle507 - I have pitting, ridging, splitting - I yend to keep nails short, for work, and don’t wear nail va... More »
James - I got an old but still working electric toothbrush, cut the bristles off and glued some emory boa... More »
Sarah - I haven't used those James, but I know of some people saying they use Dremmels 😣 I am sure this w... More »
Michelle - I love the mix of coconut oil and tea tree oil on my nail as well. It gives them a good soak and ... More »
Sarah - Hi Geri, welcome to Flaym! I use Aveeno moisturiser for everthing! When my toenails were awful an... More »
Geraldine - Hi Geri I'm a Geri Too! lol 😁 Aveeno is a good moisturiser I agree with Sarah, tea tree oil a... More »
Susan - That's cool Beth. I only wear clear nail polish but it's more a nail strengthener. I'm more tom... More »
Michelle - Great tip Beth! Thanks for sharing!
agb - thanks for the tip. I plan to keep my nails pretty for as long as possible.
steve - Being from India, is there a lot of turmeric in you diet?
Cheryl - Definitely try the dietary suggestions even some of them - for me reducing bread and nightshades ... More »
steve - I still eat my homemade sourdough bread.
Sarah - Hi Raquel! I had a whole foot of terrible toenails until about 2 years ago. I had them for around... More »
Sophia - Hi, I am new here. I have been suffering with P on my finger nail beds. Sometimes my finger tips ... More »
Jen - Hi Rachel I have a friend who had nail fungus not pso. He used acv and fresh garlic. Either dab... More »
juju - Steve what is Kombucha and how do I make it? Thanks...
steve - Hi Juju, If you go to my profile page and scroll down to my first post and read through all the c... More »
juju - Thanks Steve...
Nicola - My doctor told me to increase zinc, I take multivits that include vitC/D and zinc, I've been taki... More »
Michelle - Hi Sandra, my nails and skin have been feeling healthier and stronger since I have started taking... More »
Sarah - Welcome Sandra!
Ellen - Also i used these (btw not advertising as not a seller) juice plus+ berry blend + capsules thet h... More »
Sarah - Great that you're lesion free, Jan. Hope your nails will repair over time! Ellen those capsules a... More »
Ellen - Yes indeedy Sarah..
Susan - Stuart my ONLY suggestion now is to deal with psoriasis and any autoimmune dis-ease from the insi... More »
Deleted account - Stuart , do you walk much on those beautiful beaches :-) Na'u ka hau'oli
Stuart - Messaged you Susan, thank you. Pub crawl cant be anything but a good time John hope you are sa... More »
Deleted account - Ever wonder why your fingernails grow faster than your toenails? Ever wonder why scalp, toes and ... More »
steve - Because those are your extremities and the most susceptible to disease and problems. If your SPO... More »
Deleted account - actually it's because that's where the lowest flow of interstitial fluid occurs. The slurry that ... More »
john, DARTS VADER - hello dee, my nails look normal through diet /lifestyle changes,psoriasis is not from the skin bu... More »
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Dee! Nail psoriasis made me feel very self conscious too but mine was toenails.... More »
Dee - I am using a mix of coconut oils oregano and tea tree oil.
Sharon - I have used the steroid ointment once a day on the cuticle and about a quarter of the way up each... More »
Deleted account - I did a major breakup of plaque in my feet , Toes , heel , soles of feet , much better . Side eff... More »


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Nail Psoriasis

Nail Psoriasis


Nail psoriasis can alter the way your nails look. In some cases, they get thick and change color or shape. They can also feel tender and be painful. As psoriasis affects the nail as it grows, nail psoriasis can be difficult to treat. Look for advice and share your experiences with nail psoriasis with the community here.

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