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How Is Psoriasis Treated
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 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
Definitely treatable: Ouch! I am sorry you are having difficulty with this condition. Psoriasis is sometimes tricky to treat, but there are many options available. Please see a dermatologist who can help you get these symptoms under control so you can enjoy a full and comfortable life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32 male with psoriasis since 16 years. Treated with phototherapy sessions with high improvement. Want to buy uvb lamp at home. Is it effective?
May be: It might be effective. The intensity of the light may change over time and this would decrease the effectiveness. ...Read more
CAD, Diabetes, Rhuematoid Arthritis, sleep apnea, psoriasis...have had ED problems over 20 yrs. Too late to turn around ED? Others being treated.
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