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.
I'm entering the time when I expect to see more results from Otezla at two months. I started this new-to-me medication on May 15th for my psoriasis, and hopefully eczema. Unfortunately, instead of improving, I feel more and more inflammation on my skin than I have in a long time. Should I keep going?
I originally wrote this article for The Itch to Beat Psoriasis on Everyday Health. The editor needed to cut it down by almost half. My enthusiasm for travel apparently could not be contained in under 1000 words. So, I have the full, original article here with tips and routines I've developed from my travels over the years..