A 54-year-old member asked:
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can aldara (imiquimod) cream be used to treat psoriasis?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No, it's for warts, not psoriasis.
Answered on Feb 7, 2013
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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No, Aldara can actually make your psoriasis worse and more irritated, do not use it for psoriasis
Feb 7, 2013

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