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Dr. John Ebner answered:

Whats pustular psoriasis!!!?

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Pustular psoriasis is a rare type of psoriasis that results in painful white (pus-filled) bumps on the hands and/or feet. It is very painful and debilitating often coexisting with painful swollen fingers/toes and symptoms of arthritis. It can be one of the most challenging forms of psoriasis to treat. See a dermatologist for help.
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What exactly is pustular psoriasis?

Looks like pustules!

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Pustular psoriasis looks like pustules under skin, surrounded by an erythematos rim . It is treated no differently than plaque Ps.
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How can you get rid of pustular psoriasis case?

You cannot

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You need to see a dermatologist to begin effective treatment for the issue.
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What's more effective for pustular psoriasis, methotrexate or enbrel?

Both

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Both can be effective,personally I feel enbrel is safer. There are other options. Talk it over with your dermatologist.
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Dr. Paul M. Carter answered:

Is there a connection between pustular psoriasis and peripheral neuropathy?

No.

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Peripheral neuropathy is caused by micro vascular disease and is not autoimmune. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease. They are not directly related.
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Please help, i have pustular psoriasis on my feet dr wants me to try methotrexate or enbrel. What are those meds?

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Methotrexate is an anti-inflammatory with some immunosuppressive properties and Enbrel is a TNF agent. Both are very effective for psoriasis, especially the Enbrel. They both have risks with infection the greatest one for Enbrel.
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Dr. James Dukelow answered:

Any new treatments out there for palmar plantar pustular psoriasis? 20 yrs done everything. Seeing rheumy next month.

Combination Therapy

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It seems that the most effective treatment for this condition that may increase the quality of life is, low dose drugs called retinoids, in combination with laser PUVA. I
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What could be the cause of my recurrent toe infections? I do not have ingrown nails, no fungus, though I have pustular psoriasis on feet and hands.

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I think you have answered your own question. psoriasis can cause infections
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How often is palmoplantar psoriasis symetrical on both sides of the body?

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Psoriasis is characterised by red, scaly patches of skin, which usually have very well defined edges. It is often symmetrical, affecting both sides of the body. The scale is typically silvery white. This typical scale may not be so obvious if the psoriasis affects a body fold such as the armpit or the patient is using emollients regularly. Then it is more likely to be smooth and shiny.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered:

What is psoriasis?

Skin condition

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Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition probably on an autoimmune basis.
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