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Remicade Infusions Psoriasis Will
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
Fine: A very high percentage of patients i treat with Remicade do fine during the infusions and after. If we do get complaints from patients the day after a Remicade infusion they include headache usually controlled with tylenol, fatigue which may last a day or two. Rarely fever may occur again treated with tylenol. Everyone is different so if something does not feel right, talk with the medical office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I'm currently on the biologic Remicade and still not completely clear of my psoriasis should I ask for a increase in dose? I'm on 800mg every 5wks
I am suffering from colitis and psoriasis.What treatment should I follow.What about remicade.Is there any permanent cure to this.My son will also have?
For psoriasis,: Mutations in any of ~ 14 known genes confer susceptibility, with symptoms triggered by environmental factors, like streptococcal infections & stress. If you'e the only affected family member, your son's estimated risk is ~8-23%. If you're the only one with uc, his risk is ~ 15 x higher than the general population's. Genetic mutations in many different areas have been found in uc. ...Read more
Psoriasis+psor. Arthritis..Methotrexate 15mg for 2 mos. Already+humira weekly..Dr say stelera no good for arthr...Says remicade or enbrel maybe..Ok?
My ins quit helping with my remicade, benn on it for12 years for psoriatic arthritis and crohns, .What are the conciqenceces of suddenly stoppintg remic?
You will flare: Stopping Remicade will very likely lead to a flare for the two diseases. I will assume you have a medicare advantage plan. A big mistake for anyone who requires Remicade or other infusables. Anyone in this situation must stay with traditional medicare and avoid hmos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will iowa medicaid cover remicade therapy for psoriatic arthritis? Is pre-authorization necessary?
See details: It needs to be precerted. Medicaid coverage varies from state to state. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for psoriatic arthritis? I have been on remicade for 2 years and it has helped, but I hear and I am scared of side effects
Remicade: You can go out of town in developed countries(US),but would take a thermometer, for temperature.. if you do get ill, diarrhea, pains,fever,cough, during your trip seek attention within 24 hours at an urgent care/ER and always have your doctor's number with you when traveling. Immunosuppressed should best avoid swimming in lakes, oceans (bacteria), dusty/desert areas(mold),sleeping on the ground ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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