A 31-year-old male asked:
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i've got a psoriasis on my scalp and in my ears and behind i was prescribed a cream and have tried t gel shampoo but nothing is working?

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Dr. Vlada Groysman
14 years experience Dermatology
Topical steroids: Scalp psoriasis is difficult to treat. There are several products that you need to try at the same time: ketoconazole or tar shampoo vitamin d foam or cream strong topical steroids nightime treatment to the scalp in a form of an oil or ointment that you can wash off in am see your dermatologist again don't give up.
Answered on Jun 6, 2013
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Psoriasis treatment: Scalp: start with otc sebulex or tegrin (coal tar) shampoo. Skin: medium strenght cortisone cream such as elocon. Moisturizers daily.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Unless there is a rash consistent with psoriasis, it is not the cause.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
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See dermatologist: For an evaluation and treatment.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need dermatology: Need to know if there is a rash and if there is see a dermatologist. Your physician can help you decide. Everything that itches is not psoriasis

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