A female asked:
Is chemical peel a good treatment option to get rid of psoriasis? my annoying problem is skin psoriasis which is currently in remission, but frequently relapses. can chemical peel be employed to remove the affected facial skin layer when psoriasis reoccur
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, that won't work. It will be inflamed and irritated by that which might make it worse. Check out the link below for more psoriasis treatment options. I hope that helps.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: Agree with Dr. S. Peels are likely to make matters worse. Please see your doctor as effective treatments are available.
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Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition and will not improve with a chemical peel. Options for psoriasis include topical anit-inflammatory creams and ointments, light therapy, oral immunosuppressants, and a new class of therapy called "biologics" that are self-injected. There are many good, effective options so i would recommend you see your local dermatologist who can walk you through some options based on your clinical picture of psoriasis.
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Dr. Jack Mutnickanswered
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Psoriasis: Absolutely not! this will make the psoriasis so much worse you will hate yourself for doing it.
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