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are there any natural alternatives to clobex shampoo for scalp psorasis

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis: Many patient will improve with a tar based shampoo or a zinc based shampoo.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Many: There are many meds you could use. See your dermatologist to discuss your options.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many types..: Zinc pyrithione based shampoos work well, as tar shampoos (neutrogena), as dose selsun blue and its copies. Also, there are shampoos or scalp lotions ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several.: For most patient, alternating a zinc pyithione shampoo (head and shoulders) and a tar shampoo (neutrogena-t-gel), gives better results. Selenium sham ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: If the "natural"remedies worked there'd be no acne. In fact, the acne soap that you buy doesn't work well. I hope that what somebody's told you about ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The main 2 are aloe vera in a 30 % gel etc and tea tree oil at 5% concentration.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: For mild skin disease, Hydrocortisone ointment or cream. Scalp: tar, selenium, and zinc pyrithione shampoo. Patient with sebo-psoriasis of the face ca ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Natural skin care: The skin is very sensitive, and a good marker for many aspects of health. Any skin condition can suggest imbalance in diet, sleep or how one handles s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Many....and none: What i mean by this is that each person's psoriasis is so, e what unique in the type of lesions, the location of lesions, in the severity, in the % of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None are effective: You can try dandruff shampoos but the most effective treatments and shampoos are prescription only.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
yes: There are shampoos that can be very helpful.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many.: Tar, zinc pyrithion, selenium, salicylic acid, ketoconazole shampoos; scalp corticsteroid; intra-lesional steroids. And or course systemic therapy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: The cells at the surface of the skin contain 3 essential lipids - cholesterol, ceramides and free fatty acids. These lipids form a barrier and help to ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Diet: 5 per cent of people with psoriasis are allergic to wheat according to a study in the british journal of dermatology. If wheat is avoided in sensitive ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: If you are female with a hormone problem such as pcos, then medical treatment may help. Metformin and spironolactone can be helpful. Other wise, laser ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You want natural?: You might just need a salicylic acid wash. This comes from the willow tree. Acne can be managed nowadays; a good personal physician, perhaps with an i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing that strong: Clobetasol is a very potent topical steroid and can cause atrophy of the skin if overused, so it and medications of similar strength need to be superv ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: Cause. If infection is cause, you need to control it. If local trauma is cause, you need to eliminate it. If it is hormone related, you need to adj ... Read More
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A 73-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
SELSUN SIDE EFFECTS: THERE ARE USUALLY NO SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS IN USING SELSUN. BUT WHY ARE YOU USING IT? THERE ARE DOZENS OF SHAMPOOS OVER THE COUNTER FOR DRY SCALP. HAVE ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Steroids: While the best treatment depends on the extent of ur disease and other factors, topical steroids in foam preps work very well to help decrease the siz ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Cerave and cetaphill line of products have excellent facial creams and facial washes.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: In small percentage food allergies trigger psoriasis. Testing for wheat allergy and avoiding wheat in those cases can clear psoriasis in 3 months acco ... Read More
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