suenz wrote:Has anyone had any problems with Psoriasis since being dx with MS?, on their head, with severe itching off and on - It disrupts my sleep and my nerves get very aggravated by the burning and itching.
Just wondering if there was a connection at all with iron deposits in the brain and the venous blockages (CCSVI) that might be linked or cause this problem in someone with MS.
CNClear wrote:I have had a skin problem that has some of the same characteristics as psoriasis, but after many tests and biopsies, it was concluded that because of the ANA test results, it was something autoimmune, but despite a lot of tests, they can't narrow it down...the drs. looked at lupus, pemphigus, some type of scleroderma...??? It starts out like little blisters and then itches real bad, the skin is very fragile and if the blisters break, it spreads, turns into little ulcers, then eventually scars over with tough skin something like a callous...the sun does help, sometimes more than others...but from doing some research on my own, I have concluded that it IS, I believe, tied somehow to the CCSVI...unfortunately, I can't put my hands on my research that led me to that conclusion, at the moment, nor can I clearly remember my reasoning, deductions, etc. but when I find it, I'll post it. My dermotologist has given me Minocycline and it seems to be helping more than anything else has so far...
kenneb9 wrote:Well Joy after waiting two weeks for a reply from Stanford we called a vascular surgeon & made an appointment. It took just overone week to get in..... Call vascular surgeons in your area.
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