Category Archives: Remicade

Link Between Psoriasis and Inflamed Bowel

I have always presumed that there has been a clear link made between psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease or Crohn’s disease.  I have blogged about this link before and talked about how I often get bad diarrhea typical of an … Continue reading

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Snugfleece – Mmmmmmmm

I’ve blogged many times about the difficulty I have sleeping due to pain in my back and ribs from PsA, and how the pain gets worse the closer I get to the time for my Remicade infusion. I find my … Continue reading

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What Happens If I Stop Remicade?

In the lead up to each remicade infusion I look closely for any arthritis symptoms.  Sure I am aware that my psoriasis gets worse before my infusion is due, however I’m unsure whether there is any hint of arthritis peaking … Continue reading

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Do TNF Inhibitors Raise the Risk of Skin Cancer?

I received a tweet yesterday from Dr. Nathan Wei who reported on a recently completed study that showed that patients taking TNF inhibitors for RA had an increased risk of skin cancer.  You can find his video on it here. … Continue reading

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Remicade done

Yesterday I had my regular dose of remicade.  Usually when I see the doctor before I take my remicade I’ve been suffering for a couple of weeks with diarrhea from an inflamed bowel – which is known to be related … Continue reading

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One week out from Remicade

Looking to the side I see that I only have 1 more week to go until my next Remicade infusion.  I’m amazed it is so soon as I’m feeling surprisingly good at only one week out.  As I’ve blogged about … Continue reading

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Prices for Psoriasis / PsA Drugs

I’ve been working on a table to summarize prices for common drugs to treat psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis.  For people without insurance prices are incredibly important in making a treatment decision so I am going to try and have a … Continue reading

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Money or Bad Skin?

I used to think a lot about what I would do differently if I didn’t have psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis.  This was particularly the case when I lived and worked in China.  At that time I didn’t really enjoy my … Continue reading

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Can Diet Control Psoriasis?

I have heard that certain foods can trigger psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.  It was interesting that this week everyday health put out an article on this article.  I did not like the heading that the gave the article “8 Foods … Continue reading

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Infection Risk No Higher on TNF Inhibitor

I had always thought that people taking a biologic would be more prone to getting sick, since theoretically the TNF inhibitor suppresses the immune system.  However a study out today shows that this is not the case.  It shows that … Continue reading

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