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I Have Heard The Psoriasis Can Cause Genital Lesions Is This True
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
I have a dry cough for decades now. Also, I have a rash on my elbows and genital lesions next to my testicles. Is it possible to be psoriasis?
Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that affects 1% to 3% of the world's population. It is characterized by periodic flare-ups of well defined, red patches covered by a silvery, flaky scale on the extensor surfaces and the scalp. Causes include genetics, stress, medications, skin injury, immune system dysfunction, low levels of calcium and others. ...Read more
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Using dovobet ointment on psoriasis since 12 now 19. occasionally on genital area. What could be the side effects ? Permanent? I have stopped now.
Depends on how used: Avoid any but occasional use in folds such as genital. Likely to cause atrophy [thinning] of skin there. Using large amounts, more than 2 oz per week, might produce enough systemic absorption of steroid to be a problem. Atrophy of skin is not permanent, but is slow to recover. Generally safe. You forgot to indicate the benefit. Why did you stop? Best result is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have psoriasis on my scalp anus and genitals do to a lot of stress recently, how do to relieve the symptoms? I'm using xaniol for my scalp currently
Stress certainly...: ...Worsens psoriasis (and many other medical conditions). Effective treatments for scalp are very different from those for genital area. Your best option is to consult a dermatologist with expertise in psoriasis treatment, as there are numerous options available. Non-prescription medications, in my experience, are ineffective; don't waste your money on them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: If it is the ointment then definitely no! if the cream then it is safe in very short (<1 week) period of time. Please ask your dermatologist what they would recommend. ...Read more
I am about to start methotrexate for psoriasis and have had genital herpes in the past. How common will outbreaks occur on it and to what severity?
What can I do to clear my genital psoriasis? Not getting help from my dermatologist. I currently have prescription for elidel, (pimecrolimus) dovonex, and betamethasone..
My brother has developed red oval flaky -itchy patches on his arm, leg, back, abdomen, scalp, ear and eye lash, genitals .. can this be psoriasis?
I think i've got psriosis around my genital..These are like red patches and very itchy.Also spreading fast!help me docs, any suggestions for me?
I have heard that taking vitamin D3 will help my psoriasis. Is this true? If so, how much should I take?
Check a level: Get your vitamin d level checked. If you are low, then getting well into the normal range may help your psoriasis a bit. Vit d is also related to energy levels, depression (when low), and it may be an emerging risk factor for heart disease. So, lots of reasons to keep it normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints. However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Same as body: There is inflammation amd thickening of the skin with thick attached scales. Although psoriasis can occur only in the scalp it usually accompanies psoriasis on other parts of the body. Scalp psoriasis can be nore difficult to treat with topicals and is less responsive to ultraviolet therapy or laser because of the hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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