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Discussion in 'Manflu Corner' started by opininionated, Apr 20, 2016.
Any tips on creams or lotions that are effective?
Cocoa butter works well for my dad.
Beware of psoriatic arthritis as have been suffering for years as my doctors knew nothing about it. Went to have an operation on ankle when luckily surgeon diagnosed it! Now pain free due to medication.
I used to have a mild case on my elbows, and it did flare up worse if my other joints were bad, my GP said as above due to arthritis, he only prescribed a cortisone cream, which made it much worse.
I thought I would try a dab of udder cream on it a few years ago, did a little patch test, and it didnt make it worse, so slathered it on. You can still see if you look closely where the worst was, but it never ever breaks out now.
I use the Gold Label brand, did try the equimins one, but that stung a fair bit.
Got the arthritis about15 years ago, you are right, the GP didn't know what was wrong, but fortunately did send me to a specialist. He soon had it sussed, andive been on various drugs since, the current one being the best so far.
The psoriasis just flares up every now and then, to varying degrees, nothing to bad but a bit annoying.
Udder cream? I thought you said it was on your elbow!!
Suppose I could have tried e grease
that's a pest, I suppose it must compromise your modelling career somewhat
Isn't exposure to the sunshine supposed to help psoriasis?
Dont tell him that he's got it on his privates as well he'll be getting himself arrested
what is it?
Red scaly patches on your skin.
KY ..... sorry read it as 'sore ee ases'
A f ing itchy job like 10000 spiders crawling on you constantly worse when tired or stressed. , Have not found any cure yet ,double dose fit d helps no alchol and moisture cream a soak in bath in some bath oil Will not take the drugs they prescribe ,so any one find some relief tell me Spin cycle. Hoover bed every day ,this is good leg. And it's spreading all over
oooo wish I didn't make light of it. If you cream it then wrap in cling film does that help? Works on eczema
Does yours come and go?
Would any diet related changes help? You mentioned no alcohol, which is dehydrating, but what about increasing dairy products for the fat content to hydrate/moisturise from the inside?
I'm a recent convert to juicing, following Jason Vale's programme, feel much better and a stone lighter - he apparently had psoriasis and drinking juice and eating no rubbish cleared it up. Worth a look perhaps? www.juicemaster.com and his film which is good is on YouTube
No Getting worse Frank farmer will take you picture of worst bits. That's why wont do foreign or any holiday or eve learnt or to swim in public. Very conscious of it am sat itching my leg now as writing this and looks like sawdust dropping out of trouser leg Alice. Diet wise don't know. But drink drives it mad. Especially few years ago had a night out with a polish lass and was on the vodka and home brew potato fire water and skin itched for days after with. Drink not. Std Ha ha before you comment. So just put up with it. Cold wet weather and if skin cracks Quite painful.