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Psoriasis (Definition)

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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How can I get rid of my psoriasis?Have it on my scalp, face, groin & all my finger & toenails. I've tried all the usual & now got an ingrowing toe nail

How can I get rid of my psoriasis?Have it on my scalp, face, groin & all my finger & toenails. I've tried all the usual & now got an ingrowing toe nail

No cure exists: But there may be ways to get relief. Here are good links and a dermatologist can advise on do's ; dont's. There are patient forums too. Sorry, and good luck. Sometimes it does go into remission on its own. Check out https://www.Psoriasis.Org/ and http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/psoriasis/ds00193 for more info on this condition. ...Read more

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My sister has psorisis really bad on face what can she use to get rid of?

My sister has psorisis really bad on face what can she use to get rid of?

Soap: Using an unscented/no perfume soap on her face might help with the psoriasis. Similarly keeping cosmetics to a minimum might also be helpful. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of psoriasis?

How do I get rid of psoriasis?

Can't: You can't get rid of psoriasis, only control it. Dermatologists have many options in treating psoriasis including topicals, uv light, immunosuppresants, corticosteroids and most recently, biologics. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of brown pigmentation on my skin caused by psoriasis?

How do I get rid of brown pigmentation on my skin caused by psoriasis?

The brown......: The pigmentation is caused by several factors. Inflammation can cause leakage of red blood cells into the skin, causing " rusting of the iron in the rbc hgb. Also, if you scratch and abrade psoriasis lesions, you get a low grade infection, which will permanently discolor skin. People will scratch unknowingly in sleep. The brown caused by rbc will leave slowly. The other will diminish little. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of psoriasis for good?

Is there a way to get rid of psoriasis for good?

We always try : You can discuss this with your dermatologist. There are many therapies both topically, orally or by injection. Some people have even thought to go gluten-free it can go away. There is no easy answer. You need to have a heart to heart discussion with your physician and dermatologist ...Read more

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How to get rid of psoriasis completely?

How to get rid of psoriasis completely?

Varies on severity: Small patches may respond well to various potencies of steroid cream, vit.D-like drugs, or vit a-derived meds. Larger areas of involvement may require immunosuppressant therapy like Methotrexate or new immune-modulator drugs like infliximab, etanercept, etc. The latter drugs have many side effects and precautions; so you should be under the care of a specialist in those. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of psoriasis?

No Cure: Psoriasis is unfortunately a non curable disease at the moment and long term therapy usually involves immunosurpressants (like steroids) with occasional serious side effects. Small areas are generally treated with creams and ointments. Until we have better treatments you will be stuck seeing your dermatologist from time to time. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of or decrease my psoriasis?

How can I get rid of or decrease my psoriasis?

Psoriasis: New medications that block an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor (tnf) are becoming the treatment of choice for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis.These include:adalimumab (humira), Etanercept (enbrel), golimumab (simponi), infliximab (remicade). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of or at least lessen my psoriasis?

How can I get rid of or at least lessen my psoriasis?

Sun, medications: Sunshine helps but you have to be cautious because of risk of skin cancer. There are a variety of topical medications, topical corticosterids, vitamin d, local compounds that can help. There medications like methotrexate, biologics that are injected like etanercecept, adalimumab, golimumab and infused like Infliximab that can be used. You need a carefully screen for safety with these. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of psoriasis, especially before it spreads?

How can I get rid of psoriasis, especially before it spreads?

Control, not cure: There is as yet no cure for psoriasis, but we have lots of options for controlling it. "before it spreads" suggests that you only have it on localized areas, which means topical steroid creams and vitamin d derivatives may be all you need. If not, there are ultraviolet light treatments, oral drugs like soriatane, methotrexate, and cyclosporine, and biologic drugs like enbrel, humira, and stelara (ustekinumab). ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my scalp. How can I reduce this or even better get rid of it?

Biologics: Scalp psoriasis can be very difficult to treat! start with bakers p and s solution overnight to remove the scales. Wash with a tar shampoo in am such as dhs tar shampoo followed by clobetasol solution for 2 weeks with a one week break. Biologics are expensive but very effctive. Enbrel, humira, and stelara (ustekinumab) are amazing with minimal risks if monitored. ...Read more

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What to do if I have psoriasis what are ways to get rid of it without going to the doctor?

What to do if I have psoriasis what are ways to get rid of it without going to the doctor?

Not possible: Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that cannot be cured. It can be effectively controlled with proper treatment. For very mild and limited disease sun exposure and cortisone creams can help. If these don't, a dermatologist is your best hope. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed to have psoriasis guttate. Now when it gets better, it left me black spot all over my skin. How to get rid all this spot? Thank you.

I was diagnosed to have psoriasis guttate. Now when it gets better, it left me black spot all over my skin. How to get rid all this spot? Thank you.

Dark spots with psor: If your psoriasis is now cleared up the dark areas are the pignentations left. These will clear over time. No real treatments. Leave them along and they should get better. ...Read more

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How to get rid of severe psoriasis on the bottom of feet and hands?

Psoriasis: There is no cure for psoriasis - but there are effective treatments . See your dermatologist for assistance ...Read more

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How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

Elevation of feet/le: Elevation of feet and lower legs on pillows, especially at night while asleep, then applying support hose before getting out of bed in am, to prevent swelling during the day. ...Read more

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