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What Is The Best Bath Oil For Psoriasis
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
-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!
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
I moisturise twice a day, each time after I wash hands n bathe with bath oil but my static is still bad. Is it onli due to my dry skin?
Static electricity: If your skin is very dry - try an anti-static hand lotion (also available for the electronics industry.). ...Read more
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
Moisturizing oil: Jojoba oil is good to apply over dry and cracked skin, it should aid with your scalp dryness. ...Read more
No: No it will not. See a dermatologist and start a treatment that will really help, not that concoction. ...Read more
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
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
Thinning/loosing hair on the upper back of head with constant itching/burning, I think is psoriasis and sand like dandruff olive oil helps with burning?
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.
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
Scalp psoriasis issue. Shampoos and oils from derm don't take the burn or itch away. Tired of the constant itching and costs of oils. Help! ?
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