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Can The Mirena Coil Cause Psoriasis
Adverse reaction: There is the possibility that you are having an allergic contact dermatitis to the Mirena (levonorgestrel) ring or a component of the ring itself. Way to test is to have the ring removed, then see a dermatologist or allergist for patch testing to determine if you have an allergy to components of the Mirena (levonorgestrel) device. ...Read more
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
Can mirena (levonorgestrel) coil cause discharge and abdo pain? It's been in just over a year and not had a problem until now and my strings seem lower than normal
Get checked: It sounds like this is a change, and you say it feels lower. you need to see your GYN to see what's going on. ...Read more
Does mirena (levonorgestrel) coil cause bad headaches ? Only had it fitted 3 days ago and had an awful headache since yesterday
Should not occur: Would wonder about a coincidental event, but would strongly advise contacting your doctor and discussing in detail, as the timing seems too close. ...Read more
If the progesterone only pill didn't agree with me, (I always got irregular bleeding for a year) should the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil cause the same problem?
I have had the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil for over 2 months and have recently had horrible pains, docs done a pregnancy test and came out neg, idea on cause of pain?
Had Mirena (levonorgestrel) coil for 5 years now, pain after sex, egg shaped lump under belly button after sex too what could cause this???
Get checked: If your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been in for 5 years then it is time for it to be removed and replaced. You can have a pelvic exam to evaluate your painful intercourse. Intercourse should not causes any changes in your belly button. Ask your doctor to evaluate you for a possible umbilical hernia ...Read more
Sometimes: Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints. However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease. ...Read more
Possibly: There are certain medication that are well known to flare psoriasis. The most common ones are beta blockers and lithium. There are many others, but they occur on a much less frequent basis. I would see a dermatologist to find out if the Protonix (pantoprazole) may be causing a flare. More likely, flares are due to stress, smoking, and other things. ...Read more
I have psoriasis and really bad year round allergies. Could the scales from my psoriasis cause allergies?
No: Psoriatic debris cannot cause allergic reactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause psoriasis only during the months of may through september? It itches severely when I go out in the heat or sun.
Does being exposed to the sun a lot cause psoriasis to flare up? And does having psoriasis increase my likelihood of having arthritis?
Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin condition that causes red patches on the body. About 1 in 20 people with psoriasis will develop arthritis with the skin condition. In most cases, psoriasis comes before the arthritis. New medications that block an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor (tnf) are the treatment of choice:
simponi. ...Read more
Can psoriasis cause random inflammation where ever it "wants"? Or are there specific immune related diseases that cause random benign inflammation?
No it cannot: It is confined basically to skin and arthritic issues. ...Read more
Same as body: There is inflammation amd thickening of the skin with thick attached scales. Although psoriasis can occur only in the scalp it usually accompanies psoriasis on other parts of the body. Scalp psoriasis can be nore difficult to treat with topicals and is less responsive to ultraviolet therapy or laser because of the hair. ...Read more
DANDRUFF/PSORIASIS: You should shampoo daily. Use an otc tar shampoo like t-gel or tarsum. Prescription shampoos work very well but they are expensive. Clobex shampoo is one of these. Best luck. ...Read more
Do e-cigs cause psoriasis flare-ups the same way that tobacco products do? Is it the nicotine that causes this or the tobacco?
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