Five years ago I wrote about the challenges of waiting for a new treatment, Stelara, to work after taking it for three weeks. It never did, even after six months. I find myself at a similar juncture today--a few weeks into Tremfya treatment wondering the same.
Are we there yet? It’s a question every parent has heard asked by a child in a long line or road trip. After three weeks on Tremfya (Guselkumab) I know I shouldn’t be asking the question, but I’m anxious to know when I might find clearer skin. It’s a waiting game that I feel like I’m losing.
One week ago, I started taking Tremfya (guselkumab) for my psoriasis. The journey to taking that injection started months ago when I talked to my dermatologist about it. Here's how it's going so far.
This article originally posted on The Itch to Beat Psoriasis, Everyday Health on July 7, 2017. In the article I did not mention any products. Here I list the moisturizers I use currently in this PsoHoward version.
I largely live in two worlds: one as a pastor/minister at a local church in a college town, and the other as a patient advocate/blogger primarily with psoriasis advocacy. The two worlds do not overlap much, but they do inform each other. Here's how.