A 36-year-old member asked:
Do you know any alternative therapy for behcet's disease?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 18 years experience
Challenging Disease: Behcet's is a chronic systemic vasculitis with ulcers in the mouth, genitals and sometimes eyes as well as skin manifestations and arthritis. Traditional therapies for this rare disease include high-potency topical and intralesional steroids. Other topical therapies exist. Also Dapsone and Colchicine (oral medications) can help. More agressive therapies can be used also.
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Pathology 44 years experience
There's a variety: Get with a specialist. Ask about thalidomide and the many other meds that have been tested. Folks with Behcet's often experiment a lot. Just don't drop all mainstream Rx in favor of vitamins or flower petals -- Behcet's is serious stuff. Best wishes.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 25, 2014
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