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Are Lipomas And Psoriasis Correlated
Psoriasis: There is no cure for psoriasis only control. There are prescription topical steroids. There are intralesional steroid injections. The biologics like Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, and Otezla are very effective at treating psoriatic arthritis and also the skin lesions of psoriasis. Patients with psoriasis are also prone to cardiovascular disease but the biologics help reduce this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more
Why my doc sent me to a surgeon with a mammogram with ill marginated focal asymmetry and sonogram with 2 lipomas no correlated with mammogram?
It sounds like: the mammogram had a concerning finding that could not be visualized on the ultrasound. The lipomas are benign, but the mammographic abnormality needs further evaluation. You should talk to your doctor, but it sounds like he/she may be contemplating biopsy for the mammo finding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mammogram: ill marginated focal asymetry of low density in left axilary tail. Sonogram:2 lipomas not correlated to mammogram findings. Doc send me to surgeon, what should I expect?Im scared!
See breast doctor: A breast surgeon will put all the pieces together to get the definitive answer or recommend a biopsy. He/She will get a history, perform breast exam and look at your films. If a biopsy is needed, make sure it is a needle biopsy and NOT a surgical biopsy. Just because you are seeing a surgeon, does not mean you need surgery. Good luck!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can: The course of psoriasis is quite variable. It may worsen and involve greater areas of the skin or stay the same. There are conditions that may make it worse - colder and damp waether or lack of sun exposure, or certain drugs - like withdrawing steroids that worsen the disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on severity: There is not a single best way to treat psoriasis. Mild psoriasis is generally treated with topical steroids and vitamin d derivatives. More severe cases are treated with uv light, and systemic medications. Goal of therapy is to keep the disease under acceptable control without causing too many side effects from chronic treatment as we do not have a cure for psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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