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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)

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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My aunt suffers from psoriasis in her feet.She tried many things.Can you recommand a medication to end her daily struggle to standup or even walk?

My aunt suffers from psoriasis in her feet.She tried many things.Can you recommand a medication to end her daily struggle to standup or even walk?

Psoriasis: ALONE should NOT cause inability to "get up and walk" Your aunt however may be suffering from PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and she needs to have a complete medical evaluation by DERMATOLOGIST and RHEUMATOLOGIST Hope this helps you both! Dr Z ...Read more

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How long is it safe to use daily fluocinonide for psoriasis? When should another treatment be considered?

How long is it safe to use daily fluocinonide for psoriasis? When should another treatment be considered?

Short period of time: If it is used long time can suppresses hypotalamic-pituitary-adrenal axes. Usually used for 2 weeks if nor response or inadequate response other treatment are considered such as light therapy. ...Read more

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Will having psoriasis affect my lifestyle or quality of life?

It should not: If you want it to affect your life style then it will, ; if not then you should take control and start therapy. There are drugs right now that can take full control of it. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis appearing all over body more and more very day have tied various steroids now keeping me awake, effecting day life any advice ?

I have psoriasis appearing all over body more and more very day have tied various steroids now keeping me awake, effecting day life any advice ?

Beyond steroids: You're going to need 21st century treatment. There are a host of meds ranging from methotrexate to several other small molecules to the new biologicals. One will probably clear you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is psoriasis?

Skin condition: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition probably on an autoimmune basis. ...Read more

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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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What causes psoriasis?

Inherited: Psoriasis is an inherited inflammatory condition that waxes and wanes. Treatment is generally directed towards control of symptomatic flares. Although no cure, there are many treatment options to help you stay reasonably clear. These include topical steroids, vitamin d derivatives, oral medications, phototherapy and biologics. Your doctor will recommend treatment based on the extent of disease. ...Read more

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How to cure psoriasis?

How to cure psoriasis?

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

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How to cure psoriasis?

No cure exists: And probably will not in our lifetimes. There are many ways to manage it with medications, including the new biotech stuff. ...Read more