Plaque Psoriasis

Support and advice about plaque psoriasis.


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john,Chewweeeeee - Great Edwin, Yes i been on Vitabiotics for 2 months now and see how things go,May take time for t... More »
Marisa - I had all -plaque came on after medications, Guttate usually came on after strep. I finally got o... More »
john,Chewweeeeee - We are all different with this i know , Dietary changes do help for my joints i know that, My ski... More »
James - Michelle, not the heat, this kicked in a few months back, I have no idea why. Nuds, so far I'm ou... More »
Nuds - I feel my scars outside me is nothing to the battles inside my head.I feel like Rambo actually de... More »
Patricia - I have5 open lesion from me scratching so much Thursday they finally told me what I have pinned i... More »
Marisa - Dietary changes cleared me 100% It took 20 years but much of that time was spent using medication... More »
Sarah - Hi Marisa. That is so great! You must be so happy you did that with your diet. So is the above li... More »
Hellen - Tar shampoo, helps a little bit
Michelle - Good for you Alex! Making those changes are initally quite hard, but does get easier with time. ... More »
Sarah - Welcome Alex73! Yeowwwch yes many of us know it well. So difficult when coverage reaches this typ... More »
alex73 - Thank you Sarah for welcoming words. You are right saying that we learn from each other, and I'm ... More »
Michelle - My Plaque P healed 100% over a period of 4 months and I was clear for a couple of years. Whenever... More »
ChrisBrailsford - I will try it fingers crossed
Michelle - Good Luck Chris!
Carmel - Love your sense of humour Sarah 😂
Dakeyras - Good one Sarah, as posting about what happens to all of us etc... For example when in work tod... More »
Sarah - Ah Dakeyras that is so funny you say that! I noticed some guttate spots on my forearms a week or ... More »
Justin - I, again, suggest Coconut Oil!
Fran - Coconut oil is great but if you are going to swim, Vaseline provides more topical protection and ... More »
Sarah - I have used vaseline recently when my elbows were starting to flake at an event and I didn't have... More »
Ruben - 😊👍
Justin - I have Psoriasis, a severe intolerance to ALL seafood and I have scars from my ABI (Acquired Brai... More »
john,Chewweeeeee - No worries, i am an odd ball with a flakey personality, its great :)
Michelle - Hi Mary Kay, my biggest triggers are stress, alcohol, dairy, gluten and red meat. Have you ever e... More »
IDA - Have learned to change my diet but stress does it for me.
Soska - When I am extremely stressed I get psoriasis flare-ups, my skin becomes red and cracks. Hydrocort... More »
Steve - Bonnie; My Bio's are covered thru my Ins. co. lucky for me the product I use gives a 95.00 kickba... More »
Michelle - Hi Catherine, you can talk to your dr & derm and they can lead the way if you are interested :)
Tracy - I am in Ireland so the state picks it up. My meds are capped at €144 per month. Any over the st... More »
Lindakay1948 - ask md for anti itch med just to break the cycle for a few weeks 2 wks I would recommend..what ha... More »
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Meme! Sudden onset of new psoriasis coverage is very disorientating and scary i... More »
Meme - Thanks. Yes I am seeing a dermatologist. Nothing seems to help the itching. I’m taking Benadryl 5... More »
Andrew - I know it's good that i found out what can cause my flare up just sucks at min in till I get u no... More »
Sarah - Yes those weather changes are really not helpful... I hate the dry heat. Winter is usually worst ... More »
Andrew - I know can't wait for summer the sun is definitely welcome hopefully the bump will be nothing and... More »
Robin - What can I do
Michelle - Hi Robin, it is great to see you have found us here. Flaym has been the biggest support I have ha... More »
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Robin! You are amongst flakey friends here. The pain and discomfort can be so o... More »
Alana - I can't Thank you all enough! It's been 2 months now and I am 98% better because of your suggesti... More »
john,Chewweeeeee - Thank you Alana,so pleased things are better,you are inspirational Alana,good to share these thi... More »
Michelle - That is Fantastic Alana! So very inspiring indeed. I am really happy to hear of your progress! We... More »
Stephen - so pleased for you Victor doe's the heart good to hear a fellow sufferer get the better of this e... More »
Geraldine - Thats great Victor
Meme - That’s awesome victor what worked for you and how lond did it take for you to see results?
Lisa - My sister used tanning beds to help her skin psoriasis.
Michelle - Hi Pat, I am sorry to hear about your drug plan not covering what your dr prescribes. How frustra... More »
Sarah - Yep definitely natural approaches topic is the place to browse for all the non medical stuff that... More »
PaulP - Hi Matthew I have p all over the back part of my body back of legs back arse cheeks ears back of ... More »
Matthew - Thanks for all the reply, I've never tried the Apple cider vinegar so will definitely give that a... More »
Sarah - Welcome Matthew, putting your moisturiser in the fridge is a great one I've pinched from other Fl... More »
Deleted account - My take is the PsA feeds the psoriasis, which I demonstrated to myself by inducing a flair , in f... More »
john,Chewweeeeee - hello janice, i do diet /lifestyle changes,i reduced inflammation by a long way, its toxins that... More »
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Janice. That's a big flare. What have you been doing to help ease your flare th... More »
Michelle - Welcome to Flaym Cathy! I have plaque psoriasis as well, for almost 25 yrs now. You are right, it... More »
Michelle - Hi Doxie, it could be, but I would speak to your gp to be sure. I do itch in areas that there are... More »
Karen - General itching can be caused by a lot of things, my kidneys often don't remove waste properly an... More »
Dani - I too have insatiable itching where I don’t have any outbreaks and I’ve noticed that where I itch... More »


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Plaque Psoriasis

Plaque Psoriasis


Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis and appears as raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale. These patches or plaques most often appear on the scalp, knees, elbows and lower back. They are often itchy and painful, and they can crack and bleed. /source: www.psoriasis.org/

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