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A 22-year-old member asked:

Can psoriasis be controlled with diet?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
Psoriasis diet: If you think some foods are aggravating your psoriasis, stop them for a few days and see.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No : Diet does not consistently help or worsen psoriasis.

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A 26-year-old male asked:

I am a psoriasis patient. What will be my diet to control psoriasis?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Forget diet: Diet has no effect on psoriasis. Eat a normal diet. This is an autoimmune skin disease and you should be under the care of a dermatologist
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A 29-year-old female asked:

How can I control my psoriasis ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Several options: There are several approaches that are successful varying from phototherapy (ultraviolet light) to topical agents to biologic meds depending on the severity of the psoriasis. See a dermatologist to determine the best option for you.
A 17-year-old female asked:

How to control our diet?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
No junk food: Avoid eating junk food and prepares food that has flavor enhancers in them . These include msg , soy protein isolate, protein isolate , carragenan all there to make you eat more . Avoid fructose and high fructose corn syrup. Eat more protein and vegetables preferably organic and aviod bread and dairy products and you will lose weight.

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