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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

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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What is the best way to treat psoriasis?

What is the best way to treat psoriasis?

No one way! Many!: Depends on type, severity, location, and many other factors. From topical steroids, to steroid intralesional injections, to oral medications, to methotrexate-oral or injected, to the tnf-alpha inhibitors-humira, enbrel, remicade (infliximab). Others-cyclosporine, leflunomide. Your dermatologist will best guide you through these options! ...Read more

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What causes aczema and what is the best way to treat the condition?

What causes aczema and what is the best way to treat the condition?

Eczema: Can be caused by excessive dryness, which can occur when hands are too frequently washed, or stay wet. There is sometimes an association with a history of allergies. Your doctor or a dermatologist can lead you through a good treatment regimen ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a bacterial rash on the buttocks?

What is the best way to treat a bacterial rash on the buttocks?

Benzoyl peroxide: If this does not work see you gener doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat Dyshidrosis Eczema over the counter?

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What is the best way to treat Dyshidrosis Eczema over the counter?

Not easy: Are the hands the major issues? If so. Avoid antibacterial or scented soap. Use a good moisturizer as often as possible after hand washing. Avoid irritants or solvents- wear non-tatex gloves as precautions. There is no great solution however OTC or Rx. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat head exzema?

What is the best way to treat head exzema?

Eczema : Eczema is a term that covers alot of inflammatory skin conditions. Atopic dermatitis is the most common. Avoid direct sunlight, use only mild soaps without perfumes (Aveeno (oatmeal) is good).Change laundry soap to Free & Clear. Drinks lots of pure water. Try a gluten free diet (It will take 2-3 weeks to judge improvement). For some people, its a cure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat psoriasis thanks?

What is the best way to treat psoriasis thanks?

Rheumatologist: There are many effective treatments, dependent upon extent of disease. Some are quite simple; some complicated medications, but many more options today. Rheumatologist and dermatologist collaboration would be very helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat eczema?

Topical steroids. : Depends on the type of eczema. Moisturizers and topical steroids are most commonly used. Antibiotics may be needed periodically. Immunosuppressives for severe refractory cases. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for scabies? What is the best way to treat and get rid of a scabies rash? .

What is the best treatment for scabies? What is the best way to treat and get rid of a scabies rash?

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Prescription Rx: First get diagnosed properly. Sometimes what we think we have, masquerades as something else. With scabies, the longer you wait, the longer you itch! it is also highly contagious and you risk spreading it around. Unlike head lice, scabies has not developed resistance to its established treatment, prescription topical Permethrin 5% also called Elimite or Acticin (permethrin) (here in the United States). ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat vitiligo?

What is the best way to treat vitiligo?

Lasers: Now, to many physicians are using lasers treatment with some good improvement of skin color. And as per patients they are very happy with that possibility to look better and feel better. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sunburn on your face?

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What is the best way to treat a sunburn on your face?

Ibuprofen and aloe: Unfortunately, once sunburn happens, the subsequent recovery is the expected wound healing process. In addition to the Hydrocortisone cream as suggested by dr kwok, i find that oral Ibuprofen (advil (ibuprofen) or motrin) every 6 hours immediately after the burn will help reduce the inflammatory response. I also recommend aloe containing lotion to moisturize as often as possible. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

You : You should be evaluated by a physician. Burns vary in their depth and surface area as well as how they affect adjacent structures. Without an exam it is impossible to give an answer, and doing so may cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

Scalp shampoos: Head and shoulders and there are a few tar preparations for really severe cases. Another thing to try is scalp oil treatments- especially hot oil treatments... ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat acne?

What is the best way to treat acne?

No one best way: There is no one best way - it depends on acne type, age of pt, underlying skin type, location of the acne - so many different things. The vast majority of patients can be treated with topical treatment, usually a combination of retinoids and additional things like benzoyl peroxide or topical antibiotics. Appropriate skin care is also essential. Best to talk about options with doc or dermatologist ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sunburn on face?

What is the best way to treat sunburn on face?

Sunburn: Apply aloe or moisturizing cream to the affected skin. Avoid products containing alcohol, which can further dry out skin. Beware of sunburn treatment products containing anesthetics, such as benzocaine. There's little evidence that these products are effective. In some cases, they may even irritate the skin. A mild otc cortisone cream also helps. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat eczma?

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What is the best way to treat eczma?

Eczema: Eczema aka sensitive skin or atopic dermatitis has no cure but can be managed by avoiding irritants. Check out https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/eczema.html, http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/eczema/ & https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/ for options on skin care. Then see your GP & Dermatologist. Best to avoid scratching which can aggravate skin & even lead to infection. ...Read more

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What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

Have it evaluated: Make sure that is indeed what it is as it could be some other skin condition. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat broken skin on the labia?

What is the best way to treat broken skin on the labia?

Keep clean and moist: As with any wound anywhere else on the body, wounds heal faster if kept clean and moist with a gentle soap such as cetaphil and covered with a light petrolatum based ointment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sunburn?

What is the best way to treat a sunburn?

Apply aloe: Apply aloe vera to the burn, take an antiinflammatory, and "tincture of time". ...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 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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Svr scalp psoriasis. Vry bad on & between eye brows, why? Is this normal? Best way to treat area w/rx sorilux ie rmv dead skin?Best way to clear?Help!

Svr scalp psoriasis. Vry bad on & between eye brows, why? Is this normal? Best way to treat area w/rx sorilux ie rmv dead skin?Best way to clear?Help!

Sebopsoriasis: When psoriasis occurs on the scalp and face and is severe, it is called sebopsoriasis. It can usually be managed with topical therapies, but sometimes stronger systemic therapies are necessary. Unfortunately, there is no cure for psoriasis yet. Therefore, we are stuck trying to manage this chronic disease to keep the skin clear. I would see a dermatologist to help manage it well. ...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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Hi i am having psoriasis on my scalp. i have a history of 13 years . Whats the best remedy available and also what diet should i follow? Scalp is ichy

Hi i am having psoriasis on my scalp. i have a history of 13 years . Whats the best remedy available and also what diet should i follow? Scalp is ichy

See a dermatologist: Diet is not a factor. There are many shampoos and meds to use on the scalp for psoriasis. After 13 years you must have tried some of these. Some are OTC, some are prescription. Daily shampoo using tar and/or salicylic acid products are standard. It is not your fault. It is a genetic condition. A skin specialist will help you. ...Read more

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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'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 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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What's the best, safest and most efficient biological treatment for scalp psoriasis? Thanks much!

Many options: There are quite a few options out there. It would start with a good combination of scalp shampoos - i usually have my patients alternate 2 or even 3 types. Depending how extensive the scalp psoriasis is, steroid impregnated topicals with or without a vitamin d analog can be helpful. You need to see your dermatologist for an individualized treatment plan. There is hope! ...Read more

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What's the best shampoo or treatment to use on scaling, plaque psoriasis on the scalp?

What's the best shampoo or treatment to use on scaling, plaque psoriasis on the scalp?

Many together.: Tar shampoo is very effective, but you need to clean the scalp first with a mild shampoo, and then use neutratar or a generic afterwards. Make sure you lather it and then let is stay on your scalp, perhaps 5m. I recommend the concommitant use of a zinc shampoo on your next washing. And alternate. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to treat scalp psoriasis?

Is there anything i can do to treat scalp psoriasis?

See a dermatologist: The most effective way is to see a dermatologist. The best therapies are available only by prescription. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for 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 is best long term non-steroidal creams for chronic psoriasis of the body and scalp?

What is best long term non-steroidal creams for chronic psoriasis of the body and scalp?

Psoriasis creams: Don't forget the value of moisturisers in soothing itchy dry skin. In many with mild psoriasis, it's all they need. Best to see a dermatologist to discuss the options for prescribed medications ...Read more

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How can you treat lice when I have psoriasis on my scalp?

How can you treat lice when I have psoriasis on my scalp?

An old style Rx: Since your scalp may absorb an excessive amount of what amounts to bug spray in most treatments, an old remedy may help.Some find a stout vinegar: apple cider or pickling vinegar, used as a wash/rinse will sometimes kill the bugs and loosen the egg casings for easier removal.It can be repeated several days in a row.If no help, a topical or oral med may be needed. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my scalp & eczema on the rest of my body, how to treat it?

I have psoriasis on my scalp & eczema on the rest of my body, how to treat it?

See a dermatologist.: The best way is to see a dermatologist and have that doctor initiate and monitor treatment. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis in scalp sunce ages it fades away once by azadirachita indicai while coal tar shampo only stop its growth...what should i do to treat?

I have psoriasis in scalp sunce ages it fades away once by azadirachita indicai while coal tar shampo only stop its growth...what should i do to treat?

Psoriasis: Paras: There are many treatments for psoriasis. It is difficult to be comprehensive on Health-Tap. Some topical options: Vitamin D analogue - Calcipotriene (Dovonex); topical retinoids, and also steroid creams. It also depends on what is available in India. In the US, many oral medications help psoriasis. Best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have scalp psoriasis, dry hair. How I treat it?

I have scalp psoriasis, dry hair. How I treat it?

Therapeutic shampoo: Try a shampoo containing tar, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, or salicylic acid (or a combination of them). If those don't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist for a prescription-strength shampoo plus an anti-inflammatory lotion or foam or spray. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more