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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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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?

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