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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
What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?
Was prescribed otezla today for my P! How safe and effective is it for Psoriasis?! Hoping it works since creams have not last 10 years!
See details: Studies suggest it is moderately effective. IMO there are other biologics which are more effective ...Read more
I'm thinking of having dermal-fillers, due to steriod use to treat my psoriasis... But wondering if there is any implications. Please help me, thanks!
Yes: It should help.Get a more detailed answer ›
See details: Routine car such as cuts, shampoos, etc should not be an issue. You should avoid the application of chemicals such as perms or certain dyes without getting the approval of your dermatologist first. ...Read more
Is dermarest for psoriasis safe to use on penis for skin wondering because of salicylic acid it contain would it cause problems?
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