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46 yr f. pustular psoriasis, alopecia areata, lung infections, tired, joint pain and depression

Posted In: Lung Symptoms Anonymous | March 8, 2014 | 03:02 AM

I have had pustular psoriasis for 24 years on hand and feet, treated with high doses of prednisone longest period for a year 40 mg. a day. the psoriasis went away until 3 months ago. I get lung infections 3 to 4 time a year. Some times have to be in hospital for IV steroid treatment or put on high doses of prednisone 80mg. for a week to two weeks. I developed Alopecia areata two years ago. I believe it is alopecia universal I lost every bit of body hair with in 6 months of on set. I suffer from depression. ( I wonder why ). No hair growth at all in 1.5 years. Joint pain so bad I don't even want to stand up. I have been to so many doctors and blood work does not match any symptoms. I am so tired of looking like a freak. The doctors tell me You are a zebra not a horse. Does any one out there have any clue what is wrong with me?

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