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My name is Yan and I just found FlakeHQ. Thank you very much, it
has sure cheered me up. I was
diagnosed with Psoriasis (plaque) recently although I have suspected it
for a long time. (As I am
overweight, all I
Also I see from
your information that you are a fellow bobtail cat fan.
Congratulations on finding this wonderful breed of cat, I love them
regards, -Yan H.
Response: Had to share my
snapshot of Koko — my bobtail — with you.
You are the only other person I know who has one.
How lucky for me you are a breeder!
I’ve visited your web site and am going to insist my vet does the
same. When he first examined
Koko he described her in his notes as “a domestic short-hair with a
chronically deformed tail.” And
he added, “if the tail bothers her, we can remove it.”
I wanted to throttle him!
sorry to hear you had to go through the not atypical round of misdiagnoses
before somebody actually figured out you’ve got P.
I get the flexural-type lesions (which you probably have under your
breasts) in my arm pits and my groin area.
They didn’t look at all like my flaky plaque P and for the
longest time I didn’t think they were
P. My derm set me straight.
Fortunately, for me, these lesions respond well to corticosteroid
topicals. I can usually get
rid of them with a few days of betamethasone valerate or clobetasol
propionate (I’m giving you the pharmacological nomenclature because I
don’t know the brands in the
I’m very happy you found us, Yan, and hope you will keep us apprized of your treatments and how they work for you. Meanwhile, stroke a few kitties for me! -Ed