Dating girl psoriasis
It’s tough enough to just be out in the dating world but to add this layer of discomfort in one’s own skin – it’s a whole new level of discomfort. Be upfront and tell the person you are dating that you have this skin condition, it’s not contagious, show them what it looks like and ask them if they have any questions. This is YOUR skin and it’s yours for the rest of your life.I know this is easier said than done but clearing the air will make A) the date go much smoother B) make you less nervous and self conscious and more importantly C) rid you of potential jerks; if they can’t accept you for who you are inside and out then they don’t deserve any more of your time. I know it feels hopeless at times but talk to someone about it, vent, cry if you want, then move on.The key to psoriasis treatment is keeping up on whatever your doctor prescribes.If that means applying an ointment twice a day, then find a way to remind yourself to do it (like setting an alarm on your phone) so you don't forget.A biopsy can help doctors decide whether someone has psoriasis or another condition with similar symptoms.A doctor might try one therapy for a while and then switch to another. It's all about finding one that works for each person.The dead skin and white blood cells can't be shed quickly enough.
He recommended a prescription cream and suggested Jackie get outside for 20 minutes in the early mornings before the sun got too strong.I had a very hard time accepting the fact that this was something I would have for the rest of my life but once I did, I found support (you can always reach out to the National Psoriasis Foundation for any information and/or support) and it made all the difference. Now I look at my spots the same way I look at my tattoos… Yep, it adds an extra layer of anxiety and unwanted stress – stress that usually only aggravates the situation, and – yikes – the flare-ups too!But dating with psoriasis isn’t something to shy away from.