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Is There A Medicine For Psoriasis In Scalp Area
Scalp Psoriasis: There are a few medications for scalp psoriasis. Relief, but not cures. Tar shampoos (t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar) and several prescription shampoos containing cortisone derivatives, such as clobex shampoo. Derma-smoothe fs, taclonex, and more are available. Very pricey and you need a prescription from your doctor to get them. Best luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Itchy back of head which extend halfway on back. Using scalp help which contains hydrocortisone 1% seborrheic dermatitis/Psoriasis anti itch liquid. Not helping. Taking allergy medicine too. Had this for over month now. Please advice?
My scalp is very itchy. I have used every dandruff shampoo at the drug store and it makes it worse. I do have very mild psoriasis on my knee and foot. Could they be related?
Also consider...: Lice! in my area it is an epidemic among grade school aged children. If you're around any children, it might be worth combing through your hair with a lice comb to see if any of the little buggers are there. If so treat for lice and you're cured! and....Lice prefer clean hair to dirty hair so this suggestion is no judgment on you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Svr scalp psoriasis. Vry bad on & between eye brows, why? Is this normal? Best way to treat area w/rx sorilux ie rmv dead skin?Best way to clear?Help!
Hyper-pigmented, hardened and itchy areas all over the body, spc. On palm, soles, face, scalp, back, & 15-20 large, black nodules on legs. Psoriasis?
Maybe: It is possible but your description is not characteristic. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
yes: There are shampoos that can be very helpful. ...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
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
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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