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Doctor insights on: Sclap Psoriasis Seborrhoeic

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How are sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema different?

How are sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema different?

Sometimes overlap: Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp can often overlap with scalp psoriasis in a disease termed sebopsoriasis. Both conditions are from scalp inflammation. The treatments are often quite similar using topical steroid solutions/shampoos/foams and keratolytic (scale removing) shampoos and topicals. See a dermatologist to see if you have one or the other or the combined form (sebopsoriasis). ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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What is the difference between sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema?

Psoriasis & seb derm: Both psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis cause redness and scaling of the scalp. Both can be itchy. Psoriasis usually has thicker plaques covered by a silvery white adherent scale. Seborrheic dermatitis has a yellowish, more flaky, greasy looking scale. Both can occur together. Psoriasis is usually more resistant to treatment than seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the differences of sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema?

Can you please describe the differences of sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema?

Distinct path: Each have a distinct pathology. To better distinguish you may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the differences of sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema?

Can you please describe the differences of sclap psoriasis and seborrhoeic eczema?

Yes: Sebborheic dermatitis and psoriasis are different conditions with different causes but often similar treatments regimens. The conditions can even be confused for the other. ...Read more

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How to cure psoriasis in the scalp?

How to cure psoriasis in the scalp?

You can't: You cannot cure psoriasis but there are shampoos and topical creams that can provide good benefit. Speak with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have psoriasis on my scalp?

See details: You can try a tar shampoo such as T Gel on a daily basis in the shower. If that does not help, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can be done for psoriasis on the scalp?

What can be done for psoriasis on the scalp?

Shampoo: Tar shampoos are easy to find. T-gel is popular. Salicylic acid is useful. Zinc pythrium (head & shoulders) can help. Dhs shampoos come in several useful formulations. Try to apply the product to the scalp 1 or more hours before you get in the shower. Use every day. You may need to see a dermatologist. There are prescriptions which are very effective. ...Read more

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Is there a medicine for psoriasis in scalp area?

Is there a medicine for psoriasis in scalp area?

Scalp Psoriasis: There are a few medications for scalp psoriasis. Relief, but not cures. Tar shampoos (t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar) and several prescription shampoos containing cortisone derivatives, such as clobex shampoo. Derma-smoothe fs, taclonex, and more are available. Very pricey and you need a prescription from your doctor to get them. Best luck! ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my scalp. What should I do to cure it?

T-Sal shampoo daily: I would start with an over the counter shampoo. If your main problem is flaking/scaling I would use either t-sal or t-gel shampoo. It is best to shampoo daily, for 2-4 weeks. If this does not help, I would see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and further treatment options. I hope this helps.
Lana long, M.D. ...Read more

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How I can solve fully my plank psoriasis in my scalp @my body?

Varies on severity: Small patches may respond well to various potencies of steroid cream, vit. D-like drugs, or vit a-derived meds. Larger areas of involvement may require immunosuppressant therapy like Methotrexate or new immune-modulator drugs like infliximab, etanercept, etc. The latter drugs have many side effects and precautions; so you should be under the care of a specialist in those. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe psoriasis on my scalp, can anyone tell me what to do?

What to do if I have severe psoriasis on my scalp, can anyone tell me what to do?

See a dermatologist: See a dermatologist and start therapy. You cannot adequately treat this with supplements or over-the-counter meds. ...Read more

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What is scalp psoriasis.

What is scalp psoriasis.

See details.: Psoriasis involving the scalp. Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin rash that is red and scaly. ...Read more

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How to cure Scalp psoriasis?

How to cure Scalp psoriasis?

Manage it: It's not curable, but is fairly easy to manage. "Scalp psoriasis" may actually be seborrhea / pityrospirum manageable with anti-fungal shampoos. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can help my scalp psoriasis?

Treatments: ...For psoriasis range from creams, ointments, shampoos, pills or shots. Also, phototherapy can help with psoriasis. All these methods of treatment work to slow the growth of skin or control the immune response associated with psoriasis. A doctor can prescribe these therapies. All the best! ...Read more

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What can I do for scalp psoriasis?

Tar shampoo: You should see your dermatologist for the best therapies. This could include a steroid shampoo, tazorac, (tazarotene) taclonex, vectical, other topical steroids. ...Read more

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What can I do for scalp psoriasis?

Steroids: While the best treatment depends on the extent of ur disease and other factors, topical steroids in foam preps work very well to help decrease the size and scaliness of scalp psoriasis. ...Read more

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What can be done for scalp psoriasis?

Steroids: While the best treatment depends on the extent of ur disease and other factors, topical steroids in foam preps work very well to help decrease the size and scaliness of scalp psoriasis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of scalp psoriasis?

Same as body: There is inflammation amd thickening of the skin with thick attached scales. Although psoriasis can occur only in the scalp it usually accompanies psoriasis on other parts of the body. Scalp psoriasis can be nore difficult to treat with topicals and is less responsive to ultraviolet therapy or laser because of the hair. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

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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