Cannot Shift Scalp Psoriasis After 3 Years - Anyone used the Handheld UVB Unit?

Posted Sun 8 Mar 2020 9.32pm by SAnneB

I've had guttate psoriasis on my scalp for 3+ years now and tried every lotion, scalp application, shampoo and steroid out there. Enstilar is the most effective but won't clear it up - just controls it. I had Phototherapy for my skin 2 years ago which cleared up on my back and limbs but didn't touch my scalp. I'm wondering if it's worth trying the Handheld UVB Unit with Philips Tubes. Has anyone else bought one of these and had a success with it? I'm willing to give anything a go but it's quite expensive so would love to hear if anyone has tried it. TIA.

Posted Mon 9 Mar 2020 3.24am by John
I have suffered with it for nearly forty years.

Yes I have tried this and own two, one unused completely. They are very effective on most people as are the large units for full body treatment which I also own and have found it to work providing you keep to a strict regime and use it carefully and keep a log of the times and days you use these devices.

Posted Mon 9 Mar 2020 9.14pm by SAnneB

That's great to know. Can I ask what handheld you have? Want to make sure I get a legitimate one!

Posted Tue 10 Mar 2020 3.57am by John
I have suffered with it for nearly forty years.

I am away until this coming Sunday. I am not a dealer or anything like that, be assured. I have never owned anything that is not genuine by the way!

If you want to call me after Sunday you are very welcome or let me have your e.mail address

I will send you some photos and details.

Posted Fri 13 Mar 2020 4.33pm by tracyhodgy@hotmail.co.uk

I would like to know what helps with psoriasis on the scalp ,thank you in advance

Posted Sun 15 Mar 2020 7.08pm by Joanna

I've had really bad scalp psoriasis for decades. I gave up alcohol in January and my scalp is almost completely clear. Totally unexpected but it shouldn't really have been as I did know alcohol is not good for psoriasis

Posted Tue 24 Mar 2020 1.52am by Lisaannhudgens

I have suffered with scalp psoriasis and guttate psoriasis on my legs and arms for years.

A year back, in an unrelated effort I started putting tea tree oil on my gums for oral health every night.

Within almost two weeks, my scalp psoriasis was gone. To follow my guttate psoriasis on my legs disappeared.

I treat myself every night orally with tea tree oil on my gums and it hasn’t come back on one year.

Try it. I am finally free to wear black and not constantly scratch my head.

Good luck.

I used sun valley tto from Walmart. Get pharmaceutical grade.

L

Posted Wed 25 Mar 2020 4.50am by jigsaw.pattern.body
My name is Paul Cx 1st diagnosed 33 years ago, this is my best year bar 1988. I'm marked but no placks. A recent steroid injection all good!

I've had Psoriasis 32 years now, I've tried all the quackery, seen all the specialists been deep basted myself in UVA&B the latter is so intense the practice nurse told me: when nude with clear visor down & single black sock (cancer) shielding my manhood (imagine running for fire practice like this? ), that UVB giggles your DNA about, thats no laughing matter. I recently had a steroid injection into a shoulder injury (this was a little unpleasant but well worth it) took about 10 mins one application. The G.P said this would clear psoriasis...really, I said with a quized look on my face. All the other treatments, potions, creams, coconut based medication, & numerous journies with time off work - then being laid off because of it! Why is it took 33 years & many specialist for one new G.P to come up with the answer. Especially when you're own G.P can provide this when requested!!!

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