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How to cure psoriasis?

How to cure psoriasis?

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, (infliximab) 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 more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

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


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What drugs are prescribed for psoriasis?

What drugs are prescribed for psoriasis?

Psoriasis: Immunomodulator drugs (biologics). Several immunomodulator drugs are approved for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. They include , Etanercept (enbrel), Infliximab (remicade) and ustekinumab (stelara) & humira (adalimumab). These drugs are given by intravenous infusion, intramuscular injection or subcutaneous injection and are usually used for people who have failed to respond to traditional rx. ...Read more

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Are there any prescribed medicines for psoriasis ?

Are there any prescribed medicines for psoriasis ?

Yes: There are topical steroid creams that are prescription. Additionally, if the psoriasis is severe there are injectable medications that can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I use medicine for psoriasis and if yes, what?

See details: There are medications for psoriasis and the most appropriate choice really depends on the severity of the skin involvement. Topical cortisone creams, light therapy, Methotrexate and tnf agents such as Enbrel (etanercept) are all used to treat psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis. Any suggest medicine to take?Thank you

I have psoriasis. Any suggest medicine to take?Thank you

Biologics: Biologic drugs, or "biologics, " are a relatively new class of treatment for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis treatments. They are given by injection or intravenous (IV) infusion. ...Read more

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Please tell me the best medicine for psoriasis ?! thank you

Please tell me the best medicine for psoriasis ?! thank you

Many things!: But which works best for you is the question for any therapist includes various steroids, tar, zinc, ultraviolet light, etc. Systemic agents include methotrexate, sulfasalazine, antibiotics, antifungals, azothioprine, and cyclosporine. Then we have injectible Methotrexate and the tnf-agents. Selenium shampoo may help the scalp psoriasis, as does zinc & tar! ...Read more

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What is the best and safest biological medicine avalibile for treating psoriasis?

Unfair Question: The best and safest medication is the one that works for you! discussing treatment options with your dermatologist is the best way to treat this disease since there are many therapies and it is our job to decide which one's to try. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat psoriasis? And dose it really that there is no medicine to cure it yet? Please answer it ! ? !

No cure: There is no cure for psoriasis but there are many medications that can control it. Some also respond to light therapy. See a dermatologist who can help you with all options available. ...Read more

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Does Ortho-molecular medicine help curing Psoriasis?

Unclear question: I do not know what you mean by Ortho-molecular medicine. At this time there is no cure for psoriasis, but there are effective treatments to keep the disease under control. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/understanding-psoriasis-treatment ...Read more

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