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Psoriasis And Capsaicin
Hot pepper chill out: Trigeminal nerve pain? Capsacain puts the hot in chili peppers and raises our pain threshold so things don't hurt as much. Some folks have reported relief. Worth a try. More common treatments are pills and procedures. Acupuncture may help. Talk with your doc for strategies that will work best for you. Hope you're feeling better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scaling, itching, little/no hair in patches affected by seborrheic dermatitisalready using Nizoral (ketoconazole) other creams that can help also is it ok to apply oil?
cannot be sure: Please see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis about your scalp problem. ...Read more
Is there another way to treat my psoriasis from psoriatic arthritis? So far have tried uv therapy, low dose radiation treatment, methotrexate, humira, enbrel, halabetasol ointment, coal tar, hylatopic, and any other cream my dermatologist could think of.
Wow: You have been through a lot. I would try the mayo clinic in mn. ...Read more
See your Dr.: Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder of the mucosal soft tissue. It is best treated with Prednesone a corticosteriod prescription medication and evaluated by your doctor in 7 - 10 days. The hot red bloatchy skin might be a reaction that is occurring from the application of the home remedies. It is best to have them reviewed by your doctor before further use. ...Read more
Doxycycline and Topical Clobetasol Propionate for guttate psoriasis flare-up, back and shoulders have stubborn & unresponsive "folliculitis" now?
I'm sorry: but this is the type of specific problem about which helpful advice can only be given if a specialist in psoriasis has the opportunity to examine you and your skin and review comprehensively what treatment has been given and it's effectiveness. Only then can further suggestions for treatment be given. Please continue working with your Dermatologist or get a 2nd opinion. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small patch of red/tight/flaky skin on face. Have tried anti fungal/bacterial and hydrocortisone creams from dermatologist. What next?
Does clobetosol propionate and salicylic acid ointment useful for hair regrowth when used on the scalp?
Hair loss: yes it can helpGet a more detailed answer ›
Does a flare up of seborrheic dermatitis with pain and burning mean hair will fall. Using clobesol, Nizoral shampoo. Kenalog (triamcinolone) spray and oral prednison?
Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?
No: These are very useful for DRY skin and eczema. Seborrheic dermatitis will respond to an azole cream such as ketoconazole, clotrimazole, or miconazole. Topical steroids are very effective but on the face calcineurin inhibitors are preferred. Washing with a dandruff shampoo, typically in a shower, can be very beneficial. Some meds and vitamins aggravate it. ...Read more
What causes discoid eczema.I am using a mixture of steroidal cream and aqueous cream relieve itching and to control flare ups.
Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.
Propolis: Traditionally, propolis is used as an antibiotic and a stimulant of the immune system, therefore reducing the occurrence and severity of colds and flue and very popular in the treatment of throat infections. Propolis from the beehive is known to increase resistance to infection and illnesses and is widely recognised as a preventative supplement. There are reports that propolis can help psoriasis. ...Read more
Itching on Shoulder in evening from DLE(Steriod Cream not working)can the new version of Hydroxychloroquine tablets be useful for Skin Discoid Lupus?
Yes: Yes, hydroxychloroquine is effective for many discoid and systematic lupus patients. ...Read more
Patches of eczema on neck back and shoulders. Some skin has turned white.Have used some low strength cortisone cream but doesn't go away. Autoimmune?
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
Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?
Use: Use dove oil of olay soaps and cera ve cream as a moisturizer. The most important thing is to make bathing water lukewarm because hot water really drys skin out. ...Read more