I Am On Humira For Psoriasis

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    Six Years Of Psoriasis

    I started getting spots of psoriasis on my scalp and my forehead when I was 12 years old, but my parents and I did not know what it was. A few months later, my pediatrician said that it was indeed psoriasis and that they can treat it unless it gets worse. At 12, I really...
    aldi09 aldi09
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 17, 2010

    I'm updating my personal experience with

    psoriasis for those of you who are debating whether or not they want to start using Humira. I've decided to go through with Humira despite my initial hesitation. The thing that led my to my decision is that my psoriasis has gotten significantly worse in the past few months. I...
    AshleighEE AshleighEE
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2014

    First Week On Humira

    I've been suffering from psoriasis for 30 years, and psoratic arthropy for 25.Treatment over the years has included every conventional form and some unconventional ones including faith healing!  Over the years the best (ie most efficacious) treatments have been as inpatient on...
    drhst9 drhst9
    Jan 14, 2012

    First Shot Today ,, Hoping For Improvement

    psoriasis popped up one yr ago at the age of 53, tried several topicals to no avail . Doc decided to try Humira ,Here hoping for the best
    kshawkfan kshawkfan
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2010

    Considering Humira For Psoriasis

    I have been dealing with psoriasis, as many of you have, for so long: since 1993 to be exact. I have tried many treatments including steroids (topical, injections and pills), PUVA (reached my limit now), a gluten free diet, etc. Many doctors have suggested I go on Humira. I have...
    Melanief43 Melanief43
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

    Do You Use Biologics?

    Do you use Biologics? Do you use Biologic treatments to treat a medical condition? If yes then The Patients Voice would like to welcome you to the latest in a series of research blogs which explores both the uptake of Biologics in different countries We are interested in the...
    BelindaShale BelindaShale
    31-35, F
    Sep 9, 2009

    Humira Hasn't Helped, I Had Such High Hopes...

    I have had psoarisis my whole life. It is always there, from just the little patches on my elbows, to horrible flare ups at ages 10, 15, 22 & now again for the last 2 years at age 28. I've tried various treatments over the years, from wearing in oil medication & shower cap every...
    Amy83marie1 Amy83marie1
    4 Responses May 17, 2012

    Guttate Psoriasis

    I have had psoriasis for about 4 months now. I have a very severe case my psoriasis is from the top of my head to the top of my feet, it is covering arround 80 % of my body. I was proscribed a few medications that helped a little but really didn't clear up much. I also was told...
    bre5711 bre5711
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012


    I have had psoriasis and arthitus really bad for nearly 20 years. It has settled and flared many times. I lost a baby boy in 2006 and the body did not cope at all i dropped to the worst i have ever been. I couldnt walk and i was covered all over 90% covered. I have tried...
    suchsimplicity suchsimplicity
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2010

    Humira Changed My Life

    I was 18 when I first developed Psoriasis but I didn't really care. It was not that bad. Then, by the age of 24, I had thick silvery scales on about 70% of my body. It was horrible. I would fllake everywhere. I tried everything, creams, phototherapy and then finally Humira...
    jatti425 jatti425
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2010
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