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I Feel Like My Immune System Is Depleted. Any Recommendations To Build It Up? Can PN Be In A Person’s Bloodline?
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You're most welcome
Mediterranean diet is kind of what I do, but I have weeks where it's red meat, others that's no meat. The main thing for me in that, is to once again keep it simple. If there… read more

posted April 10
Hi Ladies I Have Had All Of Your Above Symptom, And Find The Symptoms Horrible. I Don't Itch Or Dig At My Skin, It Is Frustrating. Mar.
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I use equate hydrocortisone cream with purple label. It helps the itching and also helps heal. It has worked for me.

posted April 7
Yes! Different Kinds Of Sores? Some Seem To Have A White Core. If You Get That Out Without Bleeding To Death, It Seems To Go Away.
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Some just itch and do nothing? The other, a horrendous sting and some black scab? Any of you g
Find this?

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Georgia, yes some of my lesions have a hard, white core. Recently I had pain on back of my thigh. There was no itching or scratching. There was redness, swelling, and a white soft center. It hurt to… read more

posted 5 days ago
Has Anyone Had Surgery While Having A Flare Up? I Was Supposed To Have A Hip Replacement But I’m Covered On My Private Area So I Cancelled.
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A MyPrurigoTeam Member

I had hip replacement surgery in December 2023. There were nodules in the area. I am still swollen and not totally healed.
Be Well,
Mares

posted April 6
Are There Any Particular Foods That Trigger PN And Any Foods That Help To Alleviate It?
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It seams to me, that sometimes learning something small can be something huge. As well, the input from everyone is priceless!

posted April 2
Why Do The Nodules Have A Very Hard Like Salt Or Calcium Coming Out Of The Lesions? Any Answers Would Help....
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It could be parasitic

posted 2 days ago
All Of My Intense Itching Happens At Night When I Settle In. Curious To Know Why?
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Same with me . Heard some time ago that this common. Mine is not as severe as it once was.

posted April 6
Could You Share Any Dietary Changes And Tips That Have Helped With Prurigo Nodularis?
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A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Dupixent epi-pin shots have really helped. Skin is much more clear and itchiness has really lessened. I believe night shade food like potatoes and tomatoes, maybe dairy and beef might aggravate and… read more

posted 6 days ago
Hi All I'm About To Go Onto Dupixent Having Previous Been On Methotrexate. I Would Love To Learn If Dupixent Has Proven Successful.
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A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Thank you Kathy

That's great to hear your positive experience and very encouraging
I have just taken delivery of my first consignment of Dupixent. It is in pen form, which I am due to be taught how… read more

posted March 26 (edited)
Does Squeezing The Living Day Lights Out Of Your Spots Feel Like A Natural Response To The Sensation?
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Due to dementia, my mom thinks these are bug bites. I can't tell if that really makes them feel better or if she really believes that she is getting a venom out.

A MyPrurigoTeam Member

Unless someone has been in Subsarahan African or South America (Brazil or Venezuela), I highly doubt they would contact Blackfly disease.

Is “someone pulling your leg”?

posted March 23
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