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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, 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 2 more doctor answers
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
I 'm a recently diagnosed type1 diab. I did lose 30lbs...but now...psoriasis in my fingernails and veins showing between fingers. Should i worry?
See dermatologist: These two conditions , although presumably of autoimmune nature, are not related. Your psoriasis however appears to be more cosmetic than functional at this time in the absence of joint symptoms. Do realize that both conditions predispose you to cardiovascular disease and thus you need regular monitoring to reduce your risk factors for cv conditions. ...Read more
Have psoriasis and now its affecting my fingernails there yellowing and lifting off .I lost two nails already .Is there anything that will help?
How can I make my psoriasis nails look better. Right now my toe nails and finger nails look odd.My toe nails became thick and black.
Psoriatic nail: cannot fight your "genes" the psoriasis is an auto immune condition. I've had some success with cold laser treatments on the nails. the blackness under the nail is most likely a fungus - the nail needs to be removed and an antifungal solution or polish should be applied to get rid of that problem ...Read more
I have nail pitting on my finger nail and i google and found out it is call psoriasis. May i know what are the treatment to cure it.
I have a fingernail that is yellowed and flaking off. My dr diagnosis it as a psoriatic nail. I am already on enbrel and mtx any other suggestions. ?
I have horrible vertical ridges on my fingernails ...Have been told u have psoriatic arthritis it inflam. Osteo arth. Could this be psoriasis nails?
Ridges/ripples on fingernails. No trauma to nail bed. I do have guttate psoriasis, could this be the cause? Am II getting arthritis soon?
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