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is waxing ok if you have psoriasis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Waxing psoriasis: Waxing might be irritating for people with psoriasis. Particularly sensitive areas of the skin. Caveat waxor!
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Psoriasis: There is no cure but plenty of meds that provide adequate control, see a dermatologist
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Sorry but you don't: Sorry but we don't currently have a cure for psoriasis. We can offer various treatments to help you get the symptoms under control but that's not the ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No cure exists: And probably will not in our lifetimes. There are many ways to manage it with medications, including the new biotech stuff.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis alike: Psoriasis can be mild or severe; it can affect only one part of the skin; it can affect the nails; it can aggect the genital; it can affect the mucous ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is really a form of contact dermatitis. It is a skin rash that results usually from an allergic reaction and that rash resembles psoriasis.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Psoriasis: No one knows for sure. Most think it is an autoimmune disorder. It can be genetic and run In families as well. Treatment is fairly easy for the most ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is no invented cure of psoriasis, but there are many choices that help control its activity.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience Dermatology
NOT Contagious: Psoriasis is not contagious and cannot be spread between individuals. There is evidence that there may be a genetic component to psoriasis and it may ... Read More
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