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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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There is a small patch on the right feet and it looks like psoriasis. Can i know the medicine to prevent it.

There is a small patch on the right feet and it looks like psoriasis. Can i know the medicine to prevent it.

Psoriasis therapy: What you describe could be psoriasis. It could also be contact dermatitis, eczema or even a fungal infection. It deserves being evaluated by a dermatologist. In direct response to your question about prevention of psoriasis. It is difficult to prevent a chronic disease. Treatment is directed at controlling it rather than preventing it. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a psoriasis in a feet?

Yes: Before treatment you need a complete evaluation to determine the severity of psoriasis. Have you seen a dermatologist or Rheumatologist? If not get a assessment first. ...Read more

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Can my psoriasis cause strange symptoms to appear on my foot?

Can my psoriasis cause strange symptoms to appear on my foot?

It might: Psoriasis can appear on the foot, cause deformities and destruction of the nail(s), and cause arthritis in some cases. ...Read more

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My aunt suffers from psoriasis in her feet.She tried many things.Can you recommand a medication to end her daily struggle to standup or even walk?

My aunt suffers from psoriasis in her feet.She tried many things.Can you recommand a medication to end her daily struggle to standup or even walk?

Psoriasis: ALONE should NOT cause inability to "get up and walk" Your aunt however may be suffering from PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and she needs to have a complete medical evaluation by DERMATOLOGIST and RHEUMATOLOGIST Hope this helps you both! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have mild psoriasis on my feet. It is containable but I have a strong urge to scratch and itch them. Any ideas to lesson the urge to scratch them?

I have mild psoriasis on my feet. It is containable but I have a strong urge to scratch and itch them. Any  ideas to lesson the urge to scratch them?

PSORIASIS SCRACHING: You can use a steroid cream at the site which can be prescribed by your doctor or derdatologist.You can take a non sedating antihistamine that may help as well.But you need to use local cream to improve the rash and stop the itch urge, you can use this along with rocalterol or dovonex (calcipotriene) which are wid analogues. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis and now my feet are swelling I have psorisis on my leg?

Yes: You can have psoriasis on any body part and it is an inflammatory arthritis so swelling can.Be par for the course. If this is a new finding for you though you may want to have it checked out to be sure this is the etiology. ...Read more

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