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Should i let my psoriasis stay dry or moisturize it to clear it up it seems to get redder and swollen with lotionit is on my hand

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let see if can help: It is better to keep the hand moisturize to help heal this condition.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tina Merritt md
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Psoriasis: That would be a Dermatology question.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Moisturizer: Wear latex gloves when washing dishes,etc. Apply moisturizing lotion while the hands are wet and not dry to lock in oils for skin protection.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Discoloration: Other than the hydroquinone I am not familiar with the components of "black and white" cream. The hydroquinine can lighten pigment in some patients bu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand spot remover.: This depends on the contents of the spot remover. However, it is my opinion that it will not help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No more info: What specific topical cream are you talking about? A topical cortisone may help.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: Severe psoriasis can get infected, and that situation would need to be treated to prevent it from getting worse and worse.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Topical steroids: Are the treatment of choice.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: These are likely from conditions other than psoriasis or eczema although a contact allergy may be a potential cause. If the problem does not respond t ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: This is common and wearing gloves can help. There is a condition known as Raynaud's syndrome in which the blood vessels react excessively to the clod ... Read More
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