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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