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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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Pink anus skin , itch gone now by 6 days, rectal little laceration, duue to fungus , eccema, psoriasis , or diper rash?

Pink anus skin , itch gone now by 6 days, rectal little laceration, duue to fungus , eccema, psoriasis , or diper rash?

Could have been a: Little fissure or cut from a big poop passing through or from an inflamed hemorrhoid from constipation. Keep using your cream till it heals up. Glad it feels better!'. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my hands & elbows and fungus on my big toes. I believe this is related and an autoimmune issue. Besides creams, what r my options?

I have psoriasis on my hands & elbows and fungus on my big toes. I believe this is related and an autoimmune issue. Besides creams, what r my options?

Psoriasis...: ...indeed is an autoimmune disorder. Psoriasis is a complex disease that requires professional care by an expert, usually a dermatologist. There are several helpful treatments, including creams, oral medications,, and injections of immune-modifying drugs. Don't try to treat it on your own. If you don't have a dermatologist, ask your PCP to refer you to one. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible that psoriasis can cause toe nail fungus I believe I have psoriasis on my foot according to research ?

Is it possible that psoriasis can cause toe nail fungus I believe I have  psoriasis on my foot according to research ?

Either one, or both.: When one has psoriasis on the skin, they can also have it in the nails. This is known as psoriatic nails. To complicate matters, one can also have a fungal infection involving the nail at the same time. This is called onycomycosis. So, as a result, you can have either condition, separately, or both, together. By nail appearance, both conditions can look very much alike, but treated differently. ...Read more

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How to know it is psoriaris or toenail fungus?

A specimen of : The nail gets sent to the lab and viewed under a microscope. Psoriatic nails may have pitting in them. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more