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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
Topical agent!: Systemic agents will work well and there are many! but topical steroids work well in most xcases, and a little known trick is to wash your face with a tar-based shampoo and let it sit for 3-5 minutes before washing it off. It works for the scalp and can work for your face! ...Read more
Different options: Typically you would think of using an over the counter product like Eucerin for patches of very dry skin such as psoriasis. Oily skin is a completely different condition and you would consider a "liquid cleanser" for oily skin around the nose area. If you are not certain that you have psoriasis (c pic) then seeing Dermatologist could really help you select the best therapy for a good complexion. ...Read more
Is chemical peel a good treatment option to get rid of psoriasis? My annoying problem is skin psoriasis which is currently in remission, but frequently relapses. Can chemical peel be employed to remove the affected facial skin layer when psoriasis reoccur
How can I control psoriasis on my scalp.I am female and its pretty embarassing, I have it around my face 2?
See dermatologist: Because of involvement of the face as well as the scalp, I would urge seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
What creams are good from cvs/walgreens/walmart that clear up psoriasis really good! it's now now covered my face!
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