How old were you?

Posted Mon 7 Nov 2011 3.20pm by HelsBells

How old were you when your p started? I think it's good knowing what the process has been like for other people!

5 Posted Wed 9 Nov 2011 10.36pm by Dazzle09 (edited Tue 3 Dec 2013 4.42pm by Dazzle09)
I have had Psoriasis since the age of 2 im 44 now so Im a long term sufferer

I was 2 years old

3 Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 0.29am by floppy20 (edited Tue 22 Nov 2011 3.33am by floppy20)
I was diagnosed with psoriasis when I was 17 (actually, I pretty much diagnosed myself as the Doctor didn't really have a clue...) I was t


Posted Thu 1 Dec 2011 6.06pm by x Paige x

i was 14

Posted Sun 4 Dec 2011 7.34pm by Ellasworld466
I have severe psoriasis in my scalp, I also have severe psoriasis All over my body and it just keeps on popping out, sometimes I get nasty

I was 11

Posted Tue 6 Dec 2011 8.18pm by Hannah-tee
Ive had it since i was 7, i am now 15. Really affected my self esteem and i constantly try to hide it.

I was 7

Posted Tue 6 Dec 2011 9.34pm by s7
treatment times are ridiculous im losing out on education i need

i was 14

Posted Sat 17 Dec 2011 9.17pm by Stephanie2011x
My arms and legs are affected and feel self concious about it and have no confidence.

I was 19 =)

Posted Thu 22 Dec 2011 9.56am by GeorgiaD.13
Yes, i first suffered it when i was 9, it stayed until i was 10 and a half and came back a few days after i turned 11. I am now 13 and im ha

I was 9

Posted Wed 7 Mar 2012 2.18am by LaurenRoss16 (edited Fri 1 Feb 2013 9.45pm by asterry)
Hey, My Name is Lauren Ross and I'm 16 years old I have been a suffering with the condition since I was 14 yrs, I have been affected by psor

Hi My Name is Lauren and I have been suffering with Psoriasis since I was 14/15 and I am 16 now. The process has been quite a struggle especially at the begin ig and trying to get use to the fact of having the condition. My specialist has now suggested that I try to use the UV Light Therapy. Hopefully all goes well and improves.

Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 8.52pm by caseybay89 (edited Fri 27 Apr 2012 2.49pm by JCueson)
I have been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis since I was 9. It is hereditry with me, my mother has it, my gradmother has it and her mothe

I was 5 when the patches started to appear here and there. 9 when I was diagnosed with psoariatic arthrtis. my teenage years were the worst. im 23 now, and still find it hard to cope with and often get frustraed.

Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 2.49pm by Pete

Got mine pretty recently, diagnosed about a year ago, you all seem to have had it longer than me, if you can giv me any tips im listening!

Posted Sat 28 Apr 2012 11.31am by felixelix (edited Tue 3 Dec 2013 4.42pm by JESSICA)

I was 10, i had just moved from Dorset to Jersey, it was not the greatest, but with the help of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital & Jersey General Hospital (Pediatrics) i pulled through the worst of it okay.

Posted Tue 15 May 2012 4.05pm by HelenMc

felixelix, maybe it was the move that set it off? Ive heard that times of stress can trigger pso. Gd to hear you got it treated, though, must have been quite bad if you were at St Ormond Street?

Posted Thu 14 Jun 2012 7.33pm by xj3ssyx
For 5 years, I've battled with psoriasis on my scalp, under my arms, and random other places. After years of different medications, steriod started as 2 patches on my head when I was 11..I didn't know what it was and I didn't see the doctor till I was I guess I've only really had it and known that it was psoriasis since last year...around this time...

Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 9.23am by SummerRenn (edited Tue 3 Dec 2013 4.41pm by jo jo)
Had it since I was six in my scalp, now I have it on my back, stomach, arms, legs, scalp and face

First got it in my scalp when I was six, I'm now fourteen and have patches on my arms, legs, face, scalp, back, stomach and chest :( But most of the time I just forget about it, it doesn't really affect my life, sometimes people ask me if it's contagious or say 'Why don't you use Head and Shoulders?' (you think I didn't try that?!) but yeah it's just something you deal with.

Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 1.55am by clarissasissons
i feel i have to cover up my body as i have guttate psorasis on my stomach, breasts, back, legs, arms and scalp, i feel i cannot have a inti

think i was around 14, currently going through my worst break out though

Posted Mon 13 Aug 2012 12.57pm by faine.margaret.armstrong.loudmouth

if u r talking about psoriasis i was 2months old if u r talking bout period i havent started yet thank god xxx ask me on twitter @fainexloony or email me at

Posted Thu 8 Nov 2012 11.35pm by El
i have been affected by psoriasis for a lond time, at least it feels like a long time. I had it from when I was 6 or 7, but then it was only

Hi... I was around 6/7 when i got it on my head but my skin had always been bad. It started to spread when I was 8 or 7. I am now 15 nearly 16.

Posted Thu 6 Dec 2012 7.06am by jimjamz2204

I started when I was 9 after having a throat infection. I develop plaque psoriasis and guttate psoriasis (a rare type) it was all over mny body and face and i got bullied. I'm 13 so now at high school and it's gone of my face so I don't get bulied now but I will never forget all the light treatment and creams and not eating certain foods.

Posted Thu 6 Dec 2012 7.06am by jimjamz2204


Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 9.30pm by PeacefulParadise
Hi, I'm Ally. I'm 16 years old and I've suffered with psoriasis for 5 years and ever since I was in Year 6 at primary school. At first it s

My psoriasis started very mildly at the age of 9 years old and now I'm 16 years old and it's become quite severe.

Posted Thu 27 Dec 2012 4.26pm by StephyHewy
Appearance Self-confident Feeling sad

Less than a year old. Now 20 and I still have it. The joys of all the treatments.

Posted Sun 6 Jan 2013 9.56pm by katee1303
I have it

Got it around 5 it got really bad when I was 6 did all the creams treatment had light treatment it went really well and I didn't see anything else's of it but the odd spot till 3 years ago after asthma became awful and got croup did all the creams scalp stuff everything didn't work had the light treatment this time it didn't work they extended didn't clear it had lots of test done to see if it was to do with me throat its not and its still really bad you just get on with it hope it goes well for you and btw I'm 12

Posted Sat 12 Jan 2013 10.20pm by lobelia95
Since I was 10

As long as I can remember, My Mum has it as well, it got really bad for the first time when I was 10 and my best friend left school.

Posted Sun 10 Mar 2013 9.25pm by fozziebear03
I have had Psoriasis ever since i was 5 years old. It has affected my life in many ways, from being bullied to gaining friends and losing so

I was 5 years old and it was / still is a rough life.... :/

Posted Sun 7 Apr 2013 0.27am by casa

I have only and seen this post. I have had it since birth and am now studying at uni.

Posted Sun 14 Apr 2013 11.22pm by Bassdebbie
I had psoriasis since I was 13 years I didn't know what is was till three years ago when I started my first treatment. It affected me by stu

I was 13 when I had I didn't know what is was till 18 so I've started out having treatments and end badly only one more treatment before they give injections or tablets! :O x

Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 2.46pm by Super_Smiles5
I've suffered with Psoriasis for quite a while now, on most parts of my body.

I remember I was about 5 years old.

Posted Mon 9 Sep 2013 8.21pm by Rozerayn1992
i have patches on my face an some on my leg i get stared at an avoided because people think its contagious

had it as a kid on my scalp we were told it was excema then it cleared up on its own an now recently its coming back on my face im 20 now

Posted Sun 13 Oct 2013 5.40pm by Britneykent
Arms, legs, ears, elbows, knees, face, neck, feet, hands. I have it extremely bad in these places.

I was around 4 years old

Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013 3.27pm by madeline
Plaque psoriasis

11 nearly 12

Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013 3.33pm by Madz060
Plaque psoriasis

11 nearly 12

Posted Tue 12 Nov 2013 10.49pm by ylildiana

I was 10 years old.

Posted Thu 28 Nov 2013 0.22am by AJ-val (edited Tue 3 Dec 2013 8.39pm by Shellcoop)
I have severe psoriasis on my scalp, behind my ears and it is developing on my hands.

I was 6.

Posted Tue 3 Dec 2013 4.37pm by mojo
i have it very bad all over my scalp and not as bad batches all over my body

i was 10 just going into high school

Posted Sun 8 Dec 2013 11.32pm by jontylief96
I have had plaque psoriasis for a little over 2 years now, since about the age of 14. I have it worst on my face and scalp, with some minor

I was 14/15 when I had my first flare up (17 now).

Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 9.13pm by cupcake2138
i have scalp psoriasis and nail and all over my body which stoped me from wearing lots of things

i was 15 when i got scalp psoriasis then next month i got ear and face psoriasis then my nails got afectted by it then my whole body and now am sixteen and just been diagonsed with Psoriatic Arthritis

Posted Wed 5 Feb 2014 8.27pm by Eliza
I have had psoriasis for as long as I can remember (I am 19) and have had a variety of treatments with varying success.

I was 8 when it started and I was treated for it over a course of 18 months and I was then absolutely clear until I was 13 when it came back on my scalp, back of ears and stomach; I still have Psoriasis on my scalp and back of ears two and a half years later.

Posted Sat 1 Mar 2014 9.15pm by catherine
got bullied for it when i was in school, I have anxiety which makes it worse.


Posted Sat 15 Mar 2014 8.24pm by rubypsoriosisteen
i have 3 types of psoriasis, i have been knocked back by verbal abuse and i have a very low esteem because of it, as i was one of the younge

as long as i can remeber????

Posted Wed 9 Apr 2014 7.38pm by Cavity Of The Auroral Mind
It's always been a part of my life so I can't say for sure. It has made me self conscious about my hair as I have scalp psoriasis. I'm not t

About 6 months old! I'm now 16 and my PSO has never been worse! It was nonexistent on my body from age 10 to 15. We used to think it was Eczema. I first got Scalp PSO when I was 7 and we thought it was just really bad dandruff. :P

Posted Tue 22 Apr 2014 7.57pm by zahraa
really badly, I feel like im not able to achieve things such as my dreams and goals because of having psoriasis iv lost all my confidence an

I was 5 years old.

Posted Tue 22 Apr 2014 9.57pm by Katemoulson
I have had Psoriasis for 2years now, after being told I had gut ache psoriasis when I become ill it spread to the whole of my body and now m

Hello my name is Kate, I was 18years old. I was just wondering if anyone had tried "wrights coal tar soap"? I hope everyone is ok.?

Posted Sat 28 Jun 2014 6.46am by SoreSyan
My whole life is affected by psoriasis . I just want to talk and it will hopefully get better:)

I have had psoriasis since I was born, I am 12 now and pretty much immobilised because of it.

Posted Tue 8 Jul 2014 9.52pm by maddi_w
I've had it since I was born, literally I popped out with it i swear! I have it on my ears, elbows, knees, shins, shoulders, hips and badl

I was born with it, had it all my life. I'm 18 now..

Posted Wed 17 Sep 2014 5.02pm by Heatherw5618
It has affected self esteem hugely which has affected nearly everything

I can remember since i was small had a lot of ezcema as a baby was told i started get worried at 16 because started to get lumps which was told can happen was diagnosed at 21 after a lot of false answers and blank walls

Posted Mon 22 Sep 2014 6.26pm by chloe_bhoe
Severely. Feeling ill and very self conscious. Irritation also.

I was 4 years old, but the flare up left when I was 9. I am now 15 and in just 3 weeks it flared up again really bad so hopefully it will go soon with all the creams and treatments.

Posted Sun 21 Jun 2015 4.48pm by CrazyKadi
On my scalp, back of neck and behind ear.

I was 13/14.

Posted Wed 1 Jul 2015 5.24pm by RachaelStapleton_xx
I first got it when i was 8 or 9 shortly after i had my tonsils removed. Since then i have had it on and off for 6 years on my arms, lower l

i was about 8 years old. The process has been quite a struggle especially at the begining, trying to get use to the fact of having the condition.

Posted Tue 7 Jun 2016 3.19am by crazybeatleblues
I was diagnosed two weeks ago with psoriasis in the scalp and ears. My mother has plaque psoriasis, but I am adopted. People always ask abou

i was diagnosed 3 weeks ago at the age of 14.

Posted Wed 10 Aug 2016 9.42pm by anniebarden

I was 15, I'm now 16 almost 17 and it has got much worse :(

Posted Fri 12 Aug 2016 2.59am by CatZolandz

I've had it for as long as I can remember. I was only diagnosed a few years ago specifically psoriasis.

Posted Tue 27 Dec 2016 0.25am by Megan_Ewan
I’ve had psoriasis since the age of 6. And I’ve finally started clearing up.

I was 6

Posted Sun 29 Jan 2017 5.38pm by Jennifer
I'm a 15yr old girl who's had psoriasis since the age of 5. It's been hard but I've learnt to just live with it

I was 5

Posted Mon 30 Jan 2017 1.03pm by avril
140 characters for my biography?! I'm just gonna keep it short and sweet like a tweet. 😏 LIFE WITH PSORIASIS SUCKS.

I was diagnosed with psoriasis about 2 weeks after I turned 19...

I'll be 20 this coming April... it hasn't been a year since I've been diagnosed so this Psoriasis thing is still quite fresh to me.

I suffer from both Psoriasis Vulgaris & Psoriatic Arthritis on my left knee joint.

Posted Sun 18 Mar 2018 12.23pm by Nicolekatie

I was 7 years old

Posted Tue 24 Jul 2018 2.01am by ameso

yeah i was 13 and its kinda just there. ah.

thats not too great is it lads

Posted Mon 15 Apr 2019 9.04pm by Pmorgan57 (edited Mon 15 Apr 2019 9.05pm by Pmorgan57)

I got mine after a throat infection when I was 5 and I am now 13

Posted Thu 31 Oct 2019 8.03am by Matthew2909

Hey how are you I’m new here I’m Matthew I’m from Derbyshire does anyone still use this

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