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What to do if I have psoriassis and I'm sapose to start giving myself humara shots, has anyone had bad sid effects?
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Many options: The good news is that there are multiple different types of skin creams that can help with mild to moderate psoriasis. More sever cases will require systemic treatment. There is a good summary of options at http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/psoriasis/ds00193/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more
Completely different: Eczema is primarily due to a broken skin barrier allowing the skin's water content to escape while opening the ways for allergens to enter. It is intensely itchy and often associated with asthma and hay fever. Psoriasis is caused by a different immune mechanism and usually shows overproduction of skin scales. It may or may not be itchy and often accompanied by arthritis. ...Read more
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Phototherapy: While sunlight can help, artificial ultraviolet light can be used on your psoriasis plaques with more precision. Uvb treatment involves exposing yourself to lights designed to emit the sort of ultraviolet rays that are most helpful for psoriasis. Usually, you would get uvb treatment at the doctor's office, but you may also do it at home using a phototherapy lamp recommended by your doctor. Typical. ...Read more
I am a psorisis sufferer. Recently the symtoms. Got worst. I feel very ithcy. Once scratch ED the skin will bleed. What medicine should l take?
Psoriasis: Treatment of psoriasis depends on the extent of the lesions and if you have psoriatic arthritis. Typical medications include prescription Clobex Spray and vectical. For more extensive disease and arthritis there are the biologics like enbrel, humira, Remicade or stelara (ustekinumab). ...Read more
I have psoriosis on my elbows. My doctor perceived triaminicilone cream. It doesn't seem to be working. What else may be effective?
Ihave been told I have psorissis on my scalp they said it would be itchy but not sore mine is pain ful and also causes headaches?
I have psorisis I've been using floticazone cream for months is there anything else I an do? Uv lights is not an option im morbidly obese.
I suggest: You discuss any concerns with your doctor, otherwise take the medication as prescribed. ...Read more
I have psorisis on my nails&scalp. I'm currently on methotrexate and the results aren't anything significant. Will the parenteral medicine work better?
MTX should only be:
Used subcutaneously! You avoid the stomach and liver seeing 100's of times more because of the first pass effect of oral. Liver toxicity is lessened, as are GI issues!
There is no role for oral, a more expensive and less effective form. There are a myriad of other drugs for psoriasis! ...Read more
I am injured from palmoplantar psorisis on my hands & feet. Give me a suggetion for treatment of this. Help me please. It is much painful.?
Psoriasis: There is an auto-immune component to psoriasis. Therefore, it is necessary to unburden the immune system as much as possible. Eating an organic, healthy diet free of chemicals, drinking plenty of water, managing stress, exercising and creating the most healthful lifestyle you can is critical. For symptom releif, topical steroids may be helpful, but should not be relied upon. ...Read more
I have joint hypermobility syndrome and now server psa in most of my joints including all the small ones, can I get help? The serverity of the psorisi
See a Rheumatolog: If you have Sorret a car throat is a rheumatologist can help direct the appropriate therapy for you. The involvement of the psoriasis in the arthritis has nothing to do with your hypermobility. Hypermobility can cause joint pain so we have to make sure this is not mimicking psoriatic arthritis. ...Read more
Perindropil&amlodipine 10/10mg (COVERAM) taking for high BP, having side effect like rashes on leg called psorisis. Is it serious?
I am awaiting biopsy on tops of both legs for psorisis confirmation but now both are very red hot and seeping liquid with bits of skin coming off?
Need more info: It is not often necessary to biopsy for a diagnosis of psoriasis. ITCH??? PAIN?? Bad veins? Phlebitis in the past? Obese? Swollen legs? How long? Do you have stasis dermatitis or psoriasis? If both legs are the same, why biopsy both? Have you seen a dermatologist? If not, do NOTHING UNTIL YOU DO. ...Read more
Is there a natural remedy for scalp psorisis? I've tried numerous prescriptions taclonex and vectical. It just keeps coming back
Functional medicine: Yes, you need to identify and treat the underlying imbalances in the immune system and gut. Often psoriasis may be a manifestation of leaky gut and underlying food allergies or immune dysfunction related to intestinal dysbiosis. I'd recommending finding a medical doctor who specializes in functional medicine to help you in this process... Check out http://www. Functionalmedicine. Org/. ...Read more