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What exactly is pustular psoriasis?

What exactly is pustular psoriasis?

Looks like pustules!: Pustular psoriasis looks like pustules under skin, surrounded by an erythematos rim . It is treated no differently than plaque ps. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

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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Whats pustular psoriasis!?

Whats pustular psoriasis!?

Rare Form: 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. ...Read more

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Living with Psoriasis (Checklist)

Keep your skin moist with lotions and creams
Daily
Ask if you're a candidate for UV light therapy
Once
Review your meds with your doctor to verify none are making it worse
Once
Liberally use sunscreen
Daily
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How can you get rid of pustular psoriasis case?

How can you get rid of pustular psoriasis case?

You cannot: You need to see a dermatologist to begin effective treatment for the issue. ...Read more

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

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

Combination Therapy: 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. ...Read more

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Living with Psoriasis (Checklist)

Manage the stress in your life
daily
Eliminate unnecessary drugs/toxins
daily
Eat an anti-inflammatory diet (greens and omega 3)
3x a day
Speak with a rheumatologist about new treatments
2x a year
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What's more effective for pustular psoriasis, methotrexate or enbrel?

Both: Both can be effective, personally i feel Enbrel is safer. There are other options. Talk it over with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

Please help, I have pustular psoriasis on my feet dr wants me to try methotrexate or enbrel. What are those meds?

See details: 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. ...Read more

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