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Types Of 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.See 3 more doctor answers
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
Different appearnces: There are 3 major clinical types of psoriasis - namely plaque, erythrodermic, and pustular. It is unlikely to have combinations of these in any one individual but one can evolve into the other. It is important to differentiate among these three types since the treatment can be different depending on which type it is. Most people have plaque psoriasis but it can have many different appearances.See 1 more doctor answer
My scalp itches, has flakes, white balls and white pimple like bumps. I have tried every type of psoriasis moisture and dandruff shampoos nothing help
Elderly mom has sunburn like rash all over except face. She looks like she has been on beach for a week. With psoriasis type scales on arms belly. Sev?
She needs to be seen: By a dermatologist. In addition to psoriasis , the generalized rash could be due to many causes- underlying medical condition, allergic reaction to meds/ foods, autoimmune condition , toxic epidermal necrolysis etc let the specialist make an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment! hope she gets better!
My 8 months daughter has got some type of skin allergy..cud it be psoriasis..her skin doc says it may be..my hubby too hav it.if s den vl it get cured?
Be more specific: If the rash itches, it is more likely from atopic dermatitis but then I would expect that your skin doctor can give you a better idea. Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis occur at different sites. With AD more at the elbow crease and itchy, psoriasis more at the outside of the extremities. If uncertain, talk to your doctor.
What are treatments i can use long term for psoriasis? I have psoriasis on my face and want to know what types of treatments are available long term that are not overly expensive.
Psoriasis : Psoriasis is a chronic condition but fortunately there are quite a few options to help. Read more about psoriasis treatments at the link below for various types of psoriasis. I hope that helps.
If my father has plaque psoriasis would it be possible to inherit from him guttate psoriasis , even though they are different types?
Yes: The genetic predisposition to psoriasis is inherited.
My husband has psoriasis; what types of alternative medicines are there to help? #nqlu he has been on creams, oral meds, photo therapy (it worked the first time about 15 years ago). Now no luck with the light therapy. Please help.
Can psoriasis cause other types of problems such as heart diseases or blood pressure or diabetes?
No: Psoriasis is not known to cause any one of those you have mentioned it has effect on some peoples mind you take the treatment from your physician and minimize your concern over the condition..In fact you do what you need to do and stop worrying about it.This seems to be the best for its healing or recurrence.
My father has psoriasis. I have pain in joints. What tests should I do to be sure if I have pshoriatic or other type of arthritis or just hms?
I have Crohn's disease and psoriasis, I have had 3 ressections (small bowel) am now on humira, 1st of all told to have B12 injections, take magnesium, and large doses of D3 , is it normal to become deficient in all these type of things whilst taking hu
Triple coronary artery disease, diabetes type 2, sleep apnea, rhuematoid arthritis, psoriasis, extreme fatigue and alot of stress. Need relief!!
Coordination of Care: You need your Primary Care Provider to coordinate all of your medical care, including ordering necessary laboratory, x-ray, and other diagnostic tests, arranging for hospital admissions, and working with specialists when medically necessary. In your case rheumatologist, endocrinologist, pulmonologist, orofacial pain management and pain psychologist. Good luck.See 2 more doctor answers
Inherited: Psoriasis is an inherited inflammatory condition that waxes and wanes. Treatment is generally directed towards control of symptomatic flares. Although no cure, there are many treatment options to help you stay reasonably clear. These include topical steroids, vitamin d derivatives, oral medications, phototherapy and biologics. Your doctor will recommend treatment based on the extent of disease.See 1 more doctor answer
Sorry but you don't: Sorry but we don't currently have a cure for psoriasis. We can offer various treatments to help you get the symptoms under control but that's not the same as curing you of this condition. Check out https://www.Psoriasis.Org/ and http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/psoriasis/ds00193 for more info on this condition. Then chat w/your dermatologist about what's right for you.