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What Does Psoriasis Usually Look Like
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
Scaly red plaques: Scalp psoriasis can look like dandruff, except with thicker scales and often more red. This may sometimes be itchy. When present with dandruff, we call this sebopsoriasis. In mild cases, tar shampoos like neutrogena t gel shampoo can help--lather and leave in for 5-10 minutes before washing off, 2-3x a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psoriasis: Psoriasis causes areas of dry, red, flaky skin called psoriatic plaques. These lesions can be found on many parts of the body, including the face, hairline, and scalp. Plaques are itchy and can be painful. Nearly 90% of people with psoriasis have plaque psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. Psoriasis looks more large small to large red circular spots on the body that isn't usually raised. ...Read more
Itchy pink blotches on scalp for 3 weeks. Dermatologists don't think it's psoriasis & it doesn't really look like psoriasis. Have used steroid cream for 2 weeks but it hasn't changed. What could it be
I have had all the symptoms of ms. I have brain lesions and i already have autoimmune disorder and psoriasis. The neurologist says that the lesions don't look like ms. What should I do?
See below: Brain lesions that can be seen on MRI that are similiar to ms can be seen with a clotting disorder known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. If you a history of miscarriages or blood clots, you want to be to checked for this and if you have it you must quit smoking as it will elevate your risk for clots and strokes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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