Psoriasis Awareness Month Stories

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Every August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Share your story – Let’s raise awareness!

In 2010 I was diagnosed with Psoriasis. At that time, I was 12 years old. I didn´t know anything about this condition…

I had psoriasis since I was a 6-month baby, as it started from the scalp and taken all over my body by the age of 2. I guess I was diagnosed at 1-year old…

I was 12 or 13 years old. My Auntie has it so when my Grandma noticed it around my hairline she recognized it as psoriasis. The doctors thought it was…

My Name is Jenny and I’m 31 years old, a mother and an employee. At the photo I am wearing my hat because my whole head was…

I haven’t really been diagnosed because my Grandma has Psoriasis, so when it appeared, we knew what it was. I was 12 at that time…

I first saw the patches I was diagnosed with psoriasis around 11 years old. It was treated with tar baths and some topical creams. It then came…

I had scalp psoriasis when I was 16 years old, but it didn’t start spreading onto my body until my early 20s…

Officially I was diagnosed in summer 2015, but I’d suffered from it and was misdiagnosed from 2010. When I was younger, I definitely think…

I first saw the patches pop up on my elbows and knees when I was 15. I think it had something to do with puberty and stress. I was eating…

About 15 years ago. I thought it was genetic and that it was just something I would have to deal with forever. Knowing what I know now, it was caused by…

I was first diagnosed by a dermatologist in 2018, but I already knew for a while before then that I had psoriasis.

I think I was around 10 years old, so 20 years ago. 3 other people in my family have it but only started to show up for them much later in life…

I was diagnosed in 2012, a few months after I first moved from Dubai to Sydney. I think weather/climate has a lot to do with it.

I have psoriasis for more than 10 years, but I didn’t know what it was. I had outbreaks, irritations but they were mild, I went to the doctor the first time…

What started as one patch eventually led to a full body cover of plaque psoriasis. Nothing worked, and it seemed to me like all these things were…

I can’t actually remember; it took a couple of years to be diagnosed. At first, it appeared on my scalp and forehead, and the doctors put it down to…

I always had dandruff and skin dryness at an early age. At the age of 8, I had developed small white dry patches all over my skin.

I was diagnosed in August 2010, just 3 weeks before my 30th birthday. It’s almost my 10 years “Psoriasis Anniversary.”

I am 53, an Education Assistant for an elementary school. I do not lead a stressful life. I had beautiful skin… Leanne’s Story

My diagnosis changed several times from Psoriasis to atopic dermatitis, neurodermitis, back to Psoriasis… Victoria’s Story

I have developed Psoriasis as a toddler, but none of my doctors were able to diagnose it. Sophie’s Story

I was 18 when i first got Psoriasis… Maggi’s story

My Psoriasis is genetic from My Father… Bree shares her story

Doctors often brushed it off as dandruff before it began to spread beyond my scalp.

When I was 7-years-old, I encountered a trampolining accident… Bethany shares her story

I was diagnosed at the age of 17. It was the first time and my whole body was covered

Struggles of Being Born with Psoriasis

Psoriasis from a positive perspective – healing story

She Healed Her Nail Psoriasis Naturally

She is a kind-hearted Carer and a Photography Enthusiast – Emma shares her Psoriasis Story

Coping with Severe Plaque Psoriasis – Myduyen Ngo shares her story

“For me, Psoriasis has been a privilege not a burden” – Chiara Lionel Salim’s Psoriasis Journey

Drop Everything For A Psoriasis Diagnosis

Finding Strength and Self Love in Psoriasis – Jude’s Story

She was told that she just had bad Dandruff – Desirèe Levering tells us her Psoriasis story

How to Live Laugh Love with Psoriasis! Story of Aimee Grace Godden

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