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What is the best bath oil for psoriasis?

What is the best bath oil for psoriasis?

Psoriasis: There are many. Two options are to simply try different ones and see which works best for you. The other option is to discuss with your dermatologist since they will have much more experience with this. ...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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-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!

-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!

Psoriasis: Stay away from any harsh things on the skin. Topical Hydrocortisone may help as well as some sun exposure. Many times psoriasis will require prescription medications if you have already been diagnosed with it by your doctor. ...Read more

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What else can I do to avoid dry skin? Bath oil?

What else can I do to avoid dry skin? Bath oil?

Hydrate!: Try to find out what causes your dry skin. Is it something you use on your skin? Some food you ingested?
How much fluids do you take and what kind? Drink adequate amounts of water!
avoid scented soaps and creams, try using creams with few ingredients and apply frequently. Avoid very hot baths and very long ones as they may strip your skin from natural oils. You may try olive oil in your bath. ...Read more

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Could taking an oatmeal bath help with psoriasis?

Could taking an oatmeal bath help with psoriasis?

Maybe: It may help a little but the best treatments are medications which are usually extremely effective for this disorder. ...Read more

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Abscess n psoriasis suffered 14 yrs how can I help prevent this I bath each day carnt eat much cuz I got gaul stones?

Bleach bath: You should do bleach bath 2 to 3 times a week-1/2 cup in full tub of water. Wash with hibiclens soap daily. Have abscess drained by your doctor as needed and antibiotics as needed. ...Read more

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T-gel side effect? Put on arms during shower. ..Come out of bath, dry, and skin peeling? Have scalp psoriasis - not on arms

T-gel side effect? Put on arms during shower. ..Come out of bath, dry, and skin peeling? Have scalp psoriasis - not on arms

See below: Sounds like the t-gel is not agreeing with you. You may need a different shampoo with you having scalp psoriasis. See a dermatologist if you haven't already to get some topical ointments that may help. ...Read more

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Will 2% salicylic acid and vegetable oil help rid me of my psoriasis?

Will 2% salicylic acid and vegetable oil help rid me of my psoriasis?

No: No it will not. See a dermatologist and start a treatment that will really help, not that concoction. ...Read more

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I suffer with scalp psoriasis. Should I use emoderm cream for this by mixing with oil?

I suffer with scalp psoriasis. Should I use emoderm cream for this by mixing with oil?

Go see a derm: You should see a dermatologist for proper evaluation. Some people use the combination you suggest, but there are a number of great dermatologist in dallas- check out http://psoriasis.Org for more information. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc. But I've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil. What 2do?

I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc. But I've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil. What 2do?

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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Will fish oil help scalp psoriasis?

Psoriasis therapy: Fish oil will probably have no beneficial effect in psoriasis. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my face by my nose.? Psoriasis. Been there for one week, treating with natural oils with no relief. Worsening and spreading. No pain.

Have a rash on my face by my nose.? Psoriasis. Been there for one week, treating with natural oils with no relief. Worsening and spreading. No pain.

SeborrheicDermatitis: A common cause of rashes around the nose is seborrhoeic dermatitis. This is not a dangerous condition and usually responds to nizoral cream +/- hydrocortisone cream. Have a look at this link to see if it looks similar: www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/seborrhoeic-dermatitis
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What is the best place to live with psoriasis?

See details: Forget about moving. Focus instead on instituting proper treatment that will provide major improvement in the disease. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Please tell me the best medicine for psoriasis?! thank you

Please tell me the best medicine for psoriasis?! thank you

Many things!: But which works best for you is the question for any therapist includes various steroids, tar, zinc, ultraviolet light, etc. Systemic agents include methotrexate, sulfasalazine, antibiotics, antifungals, azothioprine, and cyclosporine. Then we have injectible Methotrexate and the tnf-agents. Selenium shampoo may help the scalp psoriasis, as does zinc & tar! ...Read more

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What is the best topical cream for psoriasis?

What is the best topical cream for psoriasis?

Corticosteroid cream: There is no one best topical. Doctors on this site do not recommend specific brands but all are steroid creams. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat scalp psoriasis?

What is the best way to treat 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's the best way for me to cure scalp psoriasis?

Psoriasis: Differentiating scalp psoriasis from scalp sebohheic dermatitis can be difficult. Although treatments for mild cases are similar, oral immunosuppressants may be required to treat scalp psoiasis. Step one, see a dermatologist if otc medications are not working. Psoriasis is more likely if: rash extends below the scalp-line of if rash is also present on elbows, kneees, hands and feet. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

Depends: It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for scalp psoriasis for a 65 year old women?

What is the best medicine for scalp psoriasis for a 65 year old women?

Many: Good options, typically steroid base, but if affecting other body areas with or without inflammatory arthritis you may benefit better from small molecule or biologic therapies. ...Read more

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Is enbrel (etanercept) good for psoriasis treatment? What is the best natural way of reducing psoriasis?

Yes it can be effect: Enbrel (etanercept) can help treat psoriasis if other therapy does not work. There are improtant guidleines and precautions before you can take it. The best natural therapy is sunshine - but with caution because of he risk of skin cancer. ...Read more

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What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.

What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.

Vanicream: Gentle cleansing washes/shampoos in the sensitive skin formulation include: Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Make sure to take short, lukewarm showers, pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer/sealer. ...Read more

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I have a guttate psoriasis. How long this takes to clean up? Which one cream is the best for this skin problem? I need to live with this forever?? : (

I have a guttate psoriasis. How long this takes to clean up? Which one cream is the best for this skin problem? I need to live with this forever?? : (

See details: It is treatable but not curable. You need to be under the care of a dermatologist. Topical agents are often not effective enough. ...Read more

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What's the best shampoo for scalp psoriasis?

Many types..: Zinc pyrithione based shampoos work well, as tar shampoos (neutrogena), as dose selsun blue and its copies. Also, there are shampoos or scalp lotions that contain salicylic acid, which has a "keratolytic" effect on scales and lifts them off. Finally, local steroids can he also be injected. Pl problem areas, which can. ...Read more

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What are the best and affordable foods for patient with psoriasis? Thanks

What are the best and affordable foods for patient with psoriasis? Thanks

Low fat: Nothing is proven about diet and psoriasis. We know that psoriasis patients are at higher risk for heart attacks, congestive heart failure and strokes. Therefore I recommend a low fat low salt diet. Exercise and watch your weight. ...Read more

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What is the best facial psoriasis therapy?

What is the best facial psoriasis therapy?

Several.: Topical steroids have been the mainstay. Several shampoos with psoriasis clearly properties are useful in my practice: Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo and selsun blue are examples. And then all systemic therapies improvefacial psoriasis, including methotrexate, humira. Enbrel, remicade, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best at home treatment for psoriasis?

Tanning bed: Because you said "home treatment". Obviously there are a number of topical creams (related to retin-a, corticosteroids, coal tar, and vitamin d -- for instance). As far as home remedies: tanning is favored, but only insofar as to avoid sunburning. If you overdue the tanning bed you can run the risk of skin leathering or skin cancer, but skin was "invented" anticipating regular sun exposure. ...Read more

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What's the best non-steroidal treatment for psoriasis?

What's the best non-steroidal treatment for psoriasis?

TNF agents: Tnf agents such as remicade, (infliximab) Enbrel or Humira are the best option for moderate to severe psoriasis. Methotrexate can also be effective. For milder disease phototherapy and/or coal tar based creams may help. ...Read more

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What the best treatment for autoimmun deseas like ichtyosis or psoriasis?

See below: Psoriasis: topicals, phototherapy and systemics like biologic response modifier enbrel (etanercept).
Ichthyosis is an autosomal dominantly inherited condition. Treatment includes: prescribing specialized creams or ointments to help moisturize the skin, get rid of dead skin and help control inflammation and itching. Ingredients: Lactic Acid or other Alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids. ...Read more

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Psoriasis what should I do with it. It's do not itching. .... (the best treatment) please?

Psoriasis what should I do with it. It's do not itching. .... (the best treatment) please?

Many choices: Depending on how much you could start with topical steroid ointments. Sun exposures can help but not too much or risk of skin cancer. If more extensive medications like methotrexate or Otezla which is new on the market. You need to have your physician evaluate you and recommend ...Read more