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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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What can I do about psoriasis on my eyelids?

What can I do about psoriasis on my eyelids?

Pro topic or elidel (pimecrolimus): Psoriaisis only on the eyelids would be very u usual. It is more liklely belpharitis, contact dermatitis, or seborrheic dermatitis. Patch testing may identify an allergen. Steroid should be use only for 1-3 days. If this is chronic prescription Protopic or Elidel (pimecrolimus) could help without the side effects of steroid use on the lids. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on top of my eyelid? I have psoriasis, could it be this if so what do I do?

Itchy bump on top of my eyelid? I have psoriasis,  could it be this if so what do I do?

Psoriasis: Your description sounds like a stye but psoriasis can affect the eyelid skin. Warm compresses should help if it is a stye. Psoriasis would look like a flaky relatively flat silvery scaly rash. If this greats worse or does not resolve, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Help! could someone with psoriasis, have a flare up on the eye lid?

Help! could someone with psoriasis, have a flare up on the eye lid?

Yes: Yes they can, and it's not much fun. When psoriasis affects the eyelids, scales may cover lashes. The edges of the eyelids may become red and crusty. If inflamed for long periods, the rims of the lids may turn up or down. If the rim turns down, lashes can rub against the eyeball and cause irritation.A special steroid medication made for use around the eyes may be used to treat scaling. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can treat psorisis in my eyes .Under my eyelids?

Can you tell me how i can treat psorisis in my eyes .Under my eyelids?

Are you sure: That this is psoriasis? Seborrheic dermatitits is much more common in this location. You can treat either condition with topical steroids, like hydrocortisone. ...Read more

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After using levaquin, (levofloxacin) my Achilles tendon and knees have started paining suddenly. I have minor psoriasis; i want to rule out psoriatic arthritis. I don't have any swelling and my nails are healthy. What should I do?

After using levaquin, (levofloxacin) my Achilles tendon and knees have started paining suddenly. I have minor psoriasis; i want to rule out psoriatic arthritis. I don't have any swelling and my nails are healthy. What should I do?

Rheumatologist eval: Psoriasis is associated with joint inflammation and tendon problems. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is associated with tendonopathy particularly of the achilles tendon but other tendons can be involved including the knee but not classically. Rheumatologist specilize in the diagnosis and treatment of the about aided at time by orthopedic surgeons if damage is severe. Diagnosis based on history, labs and clinical judge. ...Read more

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What can I do about psoriasis flare ups caused by allergies, humidity, and moving?

What can I do about psoriasis flare ups caused by allergies, humidity, and moving?

Stress: Psoriasis can flare up from a variety of factors. If you are moving, out of the 3 i would say this is your most likely trigger. ...Read more

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My S. Calcium level came 8.4. Is this low? Can it be indicative of any underlying metabolic problem or Psoriasis?

My S. Calcium level came 8.4. Is this low? Can it be indicative of any underlying metabolic problem or Psoriasis?

Here are some ...: I would not get excited by solitary marginal reading of total serum calcium (with its normal range around 8.5-10.2 mg/dl. Instead, repeat it in 1-2 months and correlate its value with total serum proteins, especially albumen, as well as overall health, etc. to draw a sensible conclusion and suggestion out of this concern. Besides, invite a willing soul to move & push realistic living along... ...Read more

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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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