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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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have psoriasis so i've been laying out in the sun and i've got a rash that itches? What could this be and what can I do to prevent it for happing?
Itchy sun rash: Sun exposure rashes could mean a reaction to your sunscreen or a "sun allergy" like polymorphous light reaction (pmle). 90% of sun rashes are due to pmle, but there are other conditions that can make you sensitive to sunlight. If the rash is from the sun, the areas that were exposed to the sun would be most affected. Also, sunburn would make your psoriasis itch. This needs evaluation. ...Read more
Psoriasis has spread to whole scalp this past year, how to prevent it to spread further? Will it? My father has it all over body and random patches.
See details: See a dermatologist and start treatment. There are very effective meds. ...Read more
I am suffering with scalp psoriasis and I am suffering with major hair loss. Can I get any remedies for preventing this?
Psoriasis of the scout: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, so this is just a general statement of advice. Psoriasis is certainly a condition in which can be helped on the scalp. You should be seeing a dermatologist for this, for sure. There is also help for male pattern hair loss including a drug you take e ...Read more
Does not prevent: Water therapy is a treatment for all types of arthritis but is not a cure. Also with psoriatic arthritis , i would be careful with water therapy. The water may have the potential to irritate the psoriasis. Talk to your dermatologist about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sorry but you don't: Sorry but we don't currently have a cure for psoriasis. We can offer various treatments to help you get the symptoms under control but that's not the same as curing you of this condition. Check out https://www.Psoriasis.Org/ and http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/psoriasis/ds00193 for more info on this condition. Then chat w/your dermatologist about what's right for you. ...Read more