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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)

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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How to prevent psoriasis?

You can't: Psoriasis is an immune mediated disease with a strong genetic susceptibility there is no way to prevent its. If it is going to develop it will. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to prevent getting psoriasis?

Is there anything I can do to prevent getting psoriasis?

No: Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder that is inherited, although sporatic cases also occur. There is no way of preventing psoriasis from developing. The onset is generally in adulthood, although a small subset begin in childhood. This is a systemic disease that involves the skin, nails, joints, and we're now learning that it also affects the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Any medicine to prevent to psoriasis.Please suggest me .?

Psoriasis: Most of the time, psoriasis is treated with medications that are placed directly on the skin or scalp. This may include: cortisone creams and ointments creams or ointments that contain coal tar or anthralin creams to remove the scaling (usually salicylic acid or lactic acid) dandruff shampoos (over-the-counter or prescription) moisturizers prescription medicines containing vitamin d see your doc. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my psoriasis from having a breakout? What are the home remedies?

How can I prevent my psoriasis from having a breakout? What are the home remedies?

Psoriasis: Keep skin moist. Avoid cold, dry climates. Don't pick at it.Avoid stress and infection. Keep alcohol to two drinks or less per day. Don't smoke. Get some sun and relax when possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to prevent and treat psoriasis in children?

Important to treat e: Important to treat early and . Prevention is in order is aperson with psoriathoroughlysis but there is not way to prevent since there is a genetic component. There is a good source for you to see from the National Psoriais Foundation https://www.psoriasis.org/parents/about-psoriasis ...Read more

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What's best prevention for localized psoriasis?

Topical: If it is a small localized area topical treatments are best. Prevention requires regular medications with the risk of side effects. You can try the over the counter psoriasis creams first. If these do not work you will need to work with a doctor to try other therapies. There is no one perfect treatment for everyone. ...Read more

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There is a small patch on the right feet and it looks like psoriasis. Can i know the medicine to prevent it.

Psoriasis therapy: What you describe could be psoriasis. It could also be contact dermatitis, eczema or even a fungal infection. It deserves being evaluated by a dermatologist. In direct response to your question about prevention of psoriasis. It is difficult to prevent a chronic disease. Treatment is directed at controlling it rather than preventing it. ...Read more

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Hello sir, what is the appropriate treatment for psoriasis?And what can be done to prevent it ? Actually I have this problem and I use dermovat oint

Hello sir, what is the appropriate treatment for psoriasis?And what can be done to prevent it ? Actually I have this problem and I use dermovat oint

Dermatologist : Consultation with a dermatologist is advised for treatment of plaque psoriasis, especially in the more advanced cases. Psoriasis is linked to various metabolic disorders including hypertension and early heart disease, emphasizing the need for you to also consult your regular doctor or internist. ...Read more

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