Psoriasis and Psoriatic ArthritisHello,
I'm hoping somebody will be able to help me find an appropriate homeopathic medicine which will perhaps relieve some of the symptoms I am experiencing with both of these ailments. I will try to provide as much information as I can but please let me know if there is other aspects you feel would be helpful to know. Any help or advice that is provided will be gratefully received.
I have two small patches of red, itchy skin around my right ear. The skin surface is slightly yellow and flaky and has a mild itch about it. the largest of the two patches is behind the ear just on the hairline and has grown to about 2inches long by an inch wide over the past 6 months. the other, smaller patch is in my sideburn in front of the ear and is less than an inch square with a similar skin condition.
In the knuckle at the base of my index finger of my left hand I have some swelling. It is approx one third bigger than the same knuckle on the other hand and this has been evident for about a year. The swelling restricts the movement and when I curl my finger towards my hand I feel a sharp sensation within the knuckle. the surface of the skin has recently (past 4 weeks) begun to get very small, what look and feel like minute blisters on the surface. They exist for a few days then eventually disappear. The skin in this area is slightly itchy and has a warm sensation about it. i often get a mild throbbing in this joint which has a slight sharpness about it. I also have evidence of arthritis in the middle toe of my right foot. The toe is swollen to about one third the size and is tender to walk on around the joint between the toe and the foot. No other conditions are evident in the toe.
I am a 35yr old white male from the UK living in Edinburgh. 6ft 1in tall, 12st 8lbs (176lbs or 80KG) in weight I am in generally good health and played sport and have always lead a fairly active lifestyle (at least 40mins of activity 3-5 times per week e.g. run, gym, bike, yoga). I have had a mild form of eczyma since birth, which is evident in a very weak red patchiness to my skin. This has never been anything more than a visible rash, no itchyness, dryness nor scaling.
My diet I would consider good, predominantly vegetarian with a good balance of vegetables, pulses, grains etc. I also eat fish and on occasion chicken. No red meat. I often crave sweet foods, more than savoury. I generally do not have a thirst, but do drink water throughout the day and perhaps 1 or 2 cups of tea (soya milk, no sugar). On occasion i will have a skimmed milk latte, less and less frequently these days.
In myself I have begun to feel quite tired since these conditions have been evident. I have been married in the past, have seperated (7yrs ago) and have been with my current partner for almost a year now. I feel i have found my absoloute true love and my life has never felt any better than it does at the moment.
I have a generally relaxed approach to everything, I am quite spiritual and accept that what comes to us all is what is intended to happen. I feel everything has a purpose and we are here to learn lessons. I sometimes feel grumpy for no obvious reason and on occasion have strong feelings of jealousy for what I know are silly and unimportant things.
For my work I am a software designer for a large company. i work from home about 50% of the time and the remainder I fly around europe to work with customers in their offices, generally for one or two days at a time. I am relaxed about the travel and often enjoy getting to see new places and different cultures and styles. I generally do not allow work to cause any stress and have a very relaxed approach to this also.
My tongue is to note too and is often sensitive and has a furry feel to it. This comes and goes, and when it comes, it can and often does last for several weeks. There is often a small area close to the tip which is a different colour to the rest of it, often redder than the rest of the tongue.
My family has a small history of diabetes on my mothers side (My grandmother suffers from low blood sugar). I am not aware of who my biological father is so have no history from his side.
I feel my conditions are begining to get worse and I am becoming much more aware of them and feel that this is a sign for me to pay them more attention and react to prevent anything further from happening. I am taking no medicine for these conditions. I had a consultation with a rheumatologist who confirmed the psoriasis and associated arthritis. He prescribed steroid creams and injections which i declined as I am generally against taking medicines of that sort unless absoloutely required. The conditions I have at present whilst irritating and becoming mildly uncomfortable, expecially my toe, are not to the extent they would drive me to strong pharmaceuticals such as this.
I hope this gives you an insight into my coniditons and personality. If anyone can offer any help or advice at all I would be extremely grateful.
Hectors on 2009-06-26
1. Caulophylum 30 three times in aday
2. colchicinum 3x 1 tab thrice in ad ay
3. Hydrocotyle A Q 10 drops thrice in ad ay
continue for a month and report me...
♥ deoshlok last decade
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