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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 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 am on methotrexate for severe psoriasis.Can I come off it as I have read of serious side effects.Thanks?
Prescribed plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for P.A.- mild psoriasis + other conditions+strong fam history, what are chances of severe psoriasis outbreak from drug? Thanks!
Does early psa with spinal involvement without the skin condition mean a severe psoriasis attack in future?
What to do if I have been diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis and also severe psoriasis. is there any connection?
No: There is no direct connection but the two diseases can be effective treated with the same TNF medication. ...Read more
Is this of any benefit for a diabetic patient of 74 to try homeopathy to treat his severe psoriasis. He has ckd. What medicine would be helpful?
See details: This is difficult to answer in view of your several medical problems and continued tobacco use. The choice depends on many factors including the severity of your kidney disease, the extent of the psoriasis and the state of your diabetic control. See a dermatologist. Homeopathy has no benefit. ...Read more