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What Is A Common Misconception About Someone With Prurigo?

What Is A Common Misconception About Someone With Prurigo?

posted 3 days ago
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

EXACTLY how I feel, TeresaPeachey. and mine is spreading too, now, past my hairline.

posted 2 days ago

How Do You Describe A Flare?

How Do You Describe A Flare?

posted November 4
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Hi I’m Chris Crosby from Pensacola fl. Yes cannot not wait for cooler weather the heat is brutal for NP 3 yrs of this horrific disease it’s exhausting! πŸ™‚

posted November 10 (edited)

What Do You Wish Others Understood More About Prurigo?

What Do You Wish Others Understood More About Prurigo?

posted October 26
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

I send all of you understanding and support. This condition can be so debilitating, the pain it's like no other. Sending strength to all.

posted October 27

What Was The Most Challenging Part Of Your Diagnosis Journey?

What Was The Most Challenging Part Of Your Diagnosis Journey?

posted October 19
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

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posted October 27

Has Anyone Had The Feeling Of Worms Or Bugs Crawling Around Under The Skin?

Has Anyone Had The Feeling Of Worms Or Bugs Crawling Around Under The Skin?

I'm not sure if I have a parasite infection or what, but I hurt constantly. It feels like I have bugs crawling around under my skin all over my body. I have little black spots on my body and I use tweezers to try to get them out because they itch or hurt. I have and so has my husband and my friends have seen little black flies coming out of my skin. Has anyone else had this happen?

posted October 13
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Have you gone to the doctor that seems pretty serious I would say you need to go and see a dermatologist that can prescribe something for you

posted 1 day ago

How Has Prurigo Affected Your Quality Of Life?

How Has Prurigo Affected Your Quality Of Life?

posted October 12
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Interesting that I never heard of this disorder till a few years ago when it was diagnosed for me, with a disdainful, judgmental dermatologist looking down her nose telling me it's my own fault for… read more

posted October 23

What Tip Or Piece Of Advice Has Been Most Helpful In Managing Your Symptoms?

What Tip Or Piece Of Advice Has Been Most Helpful In Managing Your Symptoms?

posted October 7
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Yup, I totally get it! Anything and everything.. finding the right products, and then the right routine is key!
Have to take care of yourself, and not feel guilty about taking the time for yourself..

posted October 26

What Treatments Do You Use To Treat Rash Affected Skin Areas?

What Treatments Do You Use To Treat Rash Affected Skin Areas?

posted September 21
A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Calamine lotion works well for me

posted 3 days ago
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