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Is Psoriasis More Prevalent In Men Or Women Or Any Ethnic Group
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
How can I control psoriasis on my scalp.i am female and its pretty embarassing,i have it around my face 2?
See a dermatologist.: See a dermatologist and have the problem treated properly. Over-the-counter meds are generally ineffective. ...Read more
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
My doctor won't prescribe soriatane (acitretin) because I am female and of child bearing age. I need something stronger for my psoriasis should I seek 2nd opinion?
Biologics: Biologic drugs, or "biologics, " are a relatively new class of treatment for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis treatments. They are given by injection or intravenous (IV) infusion. Biologics include: enbrel, humira, stelara, (ustekinumab) Remicade and others. Biologics are more effective at treating psoriasis than soriatane. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 26 yr old female and have severe psoriasis. I want breast enlargement and wanted to know if I am able to have this operation?
Yes, but ...: It is possible that the stress of surgery may cause a flare in your psoriasis. Also, be sure to discuss all medications that you are on with your plastic surgeon as some immune modulating drugs may make you more susceptable to infection. Be sure that your dermatologist or rheumatologist is also involved in your perioperative care. Feel free to email me if you have more questions. ...Read more
Boyfriend is 25,has a rash on the head of his penis for over a year.Had contact with HPV with a previous woman yet rash looks like psoriasis maybe?
36 year old healthy female. Have had gutate psoriasis for 25 years. Starting to get back and joint pain (elbows, knees), stuff in the morning. Could these be related? Shall I see a Dr. or is this me getting old?
See a dermatologist: Guttate psoriasis usually clears in a few WEEKS. Do you have plaque psoriasis or erythrodermic psoriasis or pustular psoriasis? Do you have psoriasis??? You may have psoriatic arthritis. Do you have nail changes? Clearly you need a dermatologist or a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have psoriasis on my scalp, can that cause hair loss/female pattern baldness? my father has psoriasis.
Possibly: Consult a dermatologist and get checked for autoimmune illness. ...Read more
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