Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

i have a rash on my elbow I think it is psoriasis what should I do

A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: Well, it may be psoriasis but may be something else, too. Won't you make a trip to your doctor and have him look at this and decide what treatment yo ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can look at rash: Rashes are hard to describe in words. A doctor has to look at a rash (video may suffice) to see what it might be. Very unusual rashes might need a ski ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis: Psoriasis on the elbow is usually a thickened, silvery scaled plaque that may have a reddish base. Blotchy rashes are not usually psoriasis.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Skin biobsy ,Flake: There are no lab tests or blood tests available to confirm or deny the presence of psoriasis. Instead, a doctor must examine the skin and nails close ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to assess: Rashes are hard to assess when they are not seen in person, but there are some basics you can think about. Things that are localized to a single area ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: The rash and cough may not be related. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible biopsy to rule out psoriasis, and advice about treatmen ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist input : Is warranted, kindly ask for a referral, can't judge online, and your doctor has a point, best wishes
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is impossible to answer without seeing the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it if there is concern.
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis Flare: There are a number of medications that can exacerbate psoriasis: lithium, beta blockers, corticosteroids, antimalarials, alcohol, nsaids, ace inhibito ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month