Case Stories

I get sun whenever I can
Fri, 26 Oct 2018

I was diagnosed with psoriasis when I was 5-years old after I got my ears pierced. I found out that my father had it as well and I inherited it through him. 

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Methotrexate has been a miracle for me
Fri, 26 Oct 2018

I have had psoriasis for 10 years now.  About a year ago my rheumatologist who put me on methotrexate, retired, so I was taken off my medication by a new rheumatologist due to high liver function test. 

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I now have psoriasis back after 20 years
Fri, 26 Oct 2018

I have had psoriasis since the age of 12; it changed my life from going out socially to becoming home bound never having the confidence to go out in the daytime, only in the dark hours. 

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I’ve run out of patience with misdiagnosis and medications
Fri, 23 Feb 2018

I have recently been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in my spine, at 42. I feel like I'm 102, and been through three different doctors this is my last one in my city.

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It is a part of my life
Tue, 09 Jan 2018

I have had psoriasis since I was 14.  I am 22 now and it has always been the same.

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I feel so embarrassed
Tue, 30 May 2017

I am 54 and developed psoriasis around 5 years ago. When I first got it my body started tingling like pin pricks all over my body. 

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I feel no one is helping me
Tue, 28 Mar 2017

I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis 3 years ago and been on methotrexate until last May when the rheumatologist said I have fibromyalgia and took me off methotrexate.

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I was picked on
Wed, 11 Jan 2017

My first attack was when I was 15, I was covered in lesions and I was in care. I was picked on and staff accused me of having scabies! 

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Life must go on!
Mon, 24 Oct 2016

My story started in 2015. I woke one night with shooting pains down my right arm. It was so bad that I paced the floor for hours. No painkillers helped. It left me with numb fingers.

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Be positive, adapt, look after yourselves and good luck!
Thu, 22 Sep 2016

I am a 49 year old man, ex Army,  and have always been very fit and active, keen cyclist (racing mountain bikes and road time trials). I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in November 2015.

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