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Do you know of any home remedies that are effective against psoriasis?

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Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Vaseline

The more you do to psoriasis the more difficult it gets to treat.
I like to have patients use vaseline for 2 weeks out of the month and a topical corticosteroid for the other 2 weeks. This keeps the steroid effective for a longer period of time.

In brief: Vaseline

The more you do to psoriasis the more difficult it gets to treat.
I like to have patients use vaseline for 2 weeks out of the month and a topical corticosteroid for the other 2 weeks. This keeps the steroid effective for a longer period of time.
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dr. Luciann Hruza
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Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Home remedies

Although what u get from a dermatologistbwill likelybbe the most effective there are some otc products and methods u can try.
First try not to rub or scratch bcacuse this will may psoriasis worst and can even spread it. If u dont mind the mess, vaseline applied regularly and especially after the bath is helpful. Even better to apply "press and seal" a product made by glad over the vaseline.

In brief: Home remedies

Although what u get from a dermatologistbwill likelybbe the most effective there are some otc products and methods u can try.
First try not to rub or scratch bcacuse this will may psoriasis worst and can even spread it. If u dont mind the mess, vaseline applied regularly and especially after the bath is helpful. Even better to apply "press and seal" a product made by glad over the vaseline.
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dr. Luciann Hruza
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Non curative

There are hundreds of treatments for psoriasis most are based on tar or sulfuric acid so all creams from volcanic origen may help.
Other compounds are steroids, so steroid creams or ointments help. In nature ultraviolet light ( sunlight) may help. Other creams are made of vitamin d, so take over the counter vitamin d 5000 units per day ( best is to check your levels). There is no cure now.

In brief: Non curative

There are hundreds of treatments for psoriasis most are based on tar or sulfuric acid so all creams from volcanic origen may help.
Other compounds are steroids, so steroid creams or ointments help. In nature ultraviolet light ( sunlight) may help. Other creams are made of vitamin d, so take over the counter vitamin d 5000 units per day ( best is to check your levels). There is no cure now.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Psoriasis Remedies

There are no proven home remedies that are effective for psoriasis.
Do see a dermatologist for expert opinions.

In brief: Psoriasis Remedies

There are no proven home remedies that are effective for psoriasis.
Do see a dermatologist for expert opinions.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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