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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Scalp psoriasis: Daily shampooing with a good dandruff shampoo is helpful. There are prescription lotions containing corticosteroids which are also very helpful. If ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 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. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Do these things!: Alternate tar versus zinc pyrithione shampoos, every other day. Have your doctor prescribe Fluconazole 200mg twice weekly and go on Doxycycline 100mg ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Cruz
15 years experience Dermatology
Many options: There are quite a few options out there. It would start with a good combination of scalp shampoos - i usually have my patients alternate 2 or even 3 ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Psoriasis: No one knows the cause of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis occurs mainly in women. There is no cure, as yet, for this baffling skin ailment. There are seve ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Broadwell
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple choices: First use topical solutions including corticosteroids. Second option is injections into the scalp. Methotrexate. Can help quite a bit. Tnf inhibito ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Try a coal tar shampoo such as Denorex, PsoriaTrax or Betatar on a daily basis. If they do not work, see a dermatologist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Tnf inhibitors: Tnf inhibitors are great at clearing the scalp.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 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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