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Can mirena worsen psoriasis

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Adverse reaction: There is the possibility that you are having an allergic contact dermatitis to the Mirena (levonorgestrel) ring or a component of the ring itself. Way ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Psoriasis: You can take an antihistamine to minimize the itching, such as zyrtec or Allegra or benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but treating the underlying condition ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
There is none.: If your psoriasis does not respond to light therapy, it is time to consider starting tnf agents. These almost always are dramatically effective. Discu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal bleeding: You should see a gynecologist ASAP and have a pelvic exam and have this diagnosed professionally. Good luck.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recent surgery: It is common to have some discomfort after any surgery. It is common to feel tired and run down from the anesthesia affects as well as the use of opi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: I would not get excited by solitary marginal reading of total serum calcium (with its normal range around 8.5-10.2 mg/dl. Instead, repeat it in 1-2 mo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It is not contagious but new spots can develop on presently normal skin. A number of factors can be triggers including stress, strep infection, or whe ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
2 percent: About 2 per cent of the population have psoriasis, most have a mild case which can be treated with cream only. More extensive cases can be helped with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
Inherited: Psoriasis is generally inherited, though there are also many sporatic cases. It is an immunological condition that causes skin to be thickened and inf ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
PSORIASIS: No. Cause is unknown. Triggers are: truma, infection, certain drugs.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Don't know: The cause of psoriasis is still unknown. Many theories, no final answer. Genetics have been suspected, but twins’ studies showed no clear conclusion. ... Read More
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