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    im currently experiencing a bad spell of guttate psoriasis and the wait for uvb treatment is looooong about 4 months but im covered in it cant wait that long!
    Has anyone had any luck with ordinary sunbeds they are kind of my only option at the mo!
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by Breakingscience)
    im currently experiencing a bad spell of guttate psoriasis and the wait for uvb treatment is looooong about 4 months but im covered in it cant wait that long!
    Has anyone had any luck with ordinary sunbeds they are kind of my only option at the mo!
    Thanks!
    Any form of UVA/UVB is good for psoriasis I believe, so initially sunbeds may help...but the treatment from hospital is controlled, and they give you the correct amount of exposure for your skin type and condition. So you cant compare the benefits to an actual treatment session. Also with sunbeds you may use them excessively to try and help your skin, but u will be risking skin cancer amongst others. Best to wait for the hospital really, but a small amount of sunbathing will help - as a psoriasis sufferer myself I know how much the sun helps my skin!
    So be careful if you decide to go for it...but perhaps continue with the steroid creams in the meantime??
 
 
 
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