A rheumatologist discusses what's being done to help people with psoriatic disease.
Elaine Husni, MD, says as more is learned about the causes, treatments that can control and calm the condition will continue to leap forward.
The diagnosis of psoriatic disease has also come a long way. It was under-recognized for a long time.
– Rebecca Haberman, MD
The color of your skin may not only affect the appearance of psoriasis, but your quality of care, too.
Psoriatic disease can affect your whole body, so your team of doctors may include a dermatologist, a rheumatologist, or even an occupational therapist.
From telehealth to new scientific discoveries, specialist Nilanjana Bose discusses the ways in which treating psoriasis are advancing.
A rheumatologist explains what to expect when psoriatic disease affects your joints.
Watch as WebMD's Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, and other experts discuss the latest in treatments and research.
One woman shares her story about her struggle with psoriatic disease symptoms and how she and her doctor chose to try a biologic to treat her disease.
Julie Greenwood's battle with psoriasis was completely changed when she found biologics. After years of frustration, she found the solution that's best for her.
Eddie Applegate was happy to have a diagnosis that explained the pain he felt with his condition, but it came with a lot of changes.
I'm so proud of the people in my life who have stuck with me through this journey.
– Ashley Krivohlavek
Growing up, I didn’t have great medical coverage, so I didn’t get the best treatment. I also believe that’s why it took me longer to get a proper diagnosis.
– Diane Talbert
This is me. This is what I have. This is what I live with. If you want to know about it, I can tell you. If you don’t, that’s fine. Just don’t insult me.
– Tami Seretti
When I meet with patients, I tell them I realize how tough it is and hold eye contact for a few seconds. The majority of them tear up.
– Richard Fried, MD, PhD
When you choose a specialist, make sure they have experience treating psoriatic disease and let them know about any financial concerns you have.
– Steve Feldman, MD
Technology is a beautiful thing. … [It] can make it easier to stay in touch with patients with psoriatic disease, who need ongoing care.
– Nilanjana Bose, MD
I’ve had psoriatic disease for less than 5 years, and that was enough to make me see how debilitating it could be. I’m just relieved to get my life back.
– Anne Babcock Stiner
Dermatologist Steve Feldman offers his tips and tricks to handling what can be, for some, a high price to pay.
Alisha Marie Bridges was diagnosed with psoriasis at 7 years old, and she was mocked by other children. She turned her pain into a passion for helping others.
Get tips from people going through the same things you are.
Tom Garmon has been living with psoriasis for more than 40 years. Watch as he and Jonathan Weiss, MD, discuss his journey.
How can you save spoons for psoriatic disease? What can I do for fatigue? Are there shortcuts? Find out how one person with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis saves spoons.
An advocate in the field, David Chandler explains why diagnosing the condition isn't always as straightforward as it may seem.
David Rosmarin, MD, gets candid about what questions he asks those that come to him for treatment, why, and how it helps inform your treatment.
As both a psychologist and a dermatologist, Richard Fried has a unique point of view when it comes to managing your well-being.
See how embracing her condition helped one woman both mentally and physically.
Diane Talbert has dealt with her condition, and the myths surrounding it, for decades. She explains why it's so important to stay informed.
Ashley Krivohlavek details what it looks like to live with her condition and how it impacts her day-to-day activities.