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How to cure psoriasis?

How to cure psoriasis?

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 more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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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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What is the best bath oil for psoriasis?

What is the best bath oil for psoriasis?

Psoriasis: There are many. Two options are to simply try different ones and see which works best for you. The other option is to discuss with your dermatologist since they will have much more experience with this. ...Read more

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Will 2% salicylic acid and vegetable oil help rid me of my psoriasis?

Will 2% salicylic acid and vegetable oil help rid me of my psoriasis?

No: No it will not. See a dermatologist and start a treatment that will really help, not that concoction. ...Read more

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I suffer with scalp psoriasis. Should I use emoderm cream for this by mixing with oil?

I suffer with scalp psoriasis. Should I use emoderm cream for this by mixing with oil?

Go see a derm: You should see a dermatologist for proper evaluation. Some people use the combination you suggest, but there are a number of great dermatologist in dallas- check out http://psoriasis.Org for more information. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc. But I've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil. What 2do?

I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc. But I've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil. What 2do?

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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Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more

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-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!

Psoriasis: Stay away from any harsh things on the skin. Topical Hydrocortisone may help as well as some sun exposure. Many times psoriasis will require prescription medications if you have already been diagnosed with it by your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my face by my nose.? Psoriasis. Been there for one week, treating with natural oils with no relief. Worsening and spreading. No pain.

Have a rash on my face by my nose.? Psoriasis. Been there for one week, treating with natural oils with no relief. Worsening and spreading. No pain.

SeborrheicDermatitis: A common cause of rashes around the nose is seborrhoeic dermatitis. This is not a dangerous condition and usually responds to nizoral cream +/- hydrocortisone cream. Have a look at this link to see if it looks similar: www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/seborrhoeic-dermatitis
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Is oregano oil a type of neurotoxin?

Is oregano oil a type of neurotoxin?

Oregano oil: There are no neurotoxins in oregano oil. It would not be good to place any oil on a nerve but there is no worry to using oregano oil unless you have an allergy. This does not come from the cooking oregano. Chronic use should be supplemented with iron because it reduces the bodies ability to absorb iron. Pregnant women should avoid use. See your doctor about any other questions. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of oregano oil?

Oregano oil: Https://www. Organicfacts. Net/health-benefits/essential-oils/health-benefits-of-oregano-essential-oil. Html

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Hi there by accident I did not realize that I was only supposed to take 2-3 drops of oil of oregano. I ended up taking about 15-20 drops.?

Hi there by accident I did not realize that I was only supposed to take 2-3 drops of oil of oregano. I ended up taking about 15-20 drops.?

Herb: Oregano is a herb and it is unlikely even 15-20 drops a day will cause long term toxicity. Go back to the recommended dose. All the best. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have symptoms of oregano oil overdose?

What can I do if I have symptoms of oregano oil overdose?

If severe - go to ER: Rash?, Vomiting? Tingling? The worst symptom would be internal swelling that prevents you from breathing and it would leave you no time if that happened. So, precautions are wise. If symptoms are mild and improving, just watch and have a plan unless you feel frightened. This is a riskier product than it sounds. Be careful. Best! ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about oregano oil to treat a strong cold?

Can you tell me more about oregano oil to treat a strong cold?

Oregano oil.: Oregano oil is effective in the treatment of congestion related to allergic rhinitis. Three drops under the tongue twice daily usually helps. Not so useful for treating infections, though. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use oregano oil in a vaporiser for a baby?

Is it safe to use oregano oil in a vaporiser for a baby?

I never would: I find that any fragrant material added to vaporizers actually acts as air pollution and often triggers cough and nasal congestion in small infants. While you may fine the fragrance relaxing, the babies nose and airway is very different from yours. Plain water is the best material, along with liberal use of saline nasal wash to clear babies nasal passages. ...Read more

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