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What is the permanent cure for the auto immune skin disease called pemphigus ?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Pemphigus

There are multiple immunosuppressive treatments available for the management of pemphigus.
Typically treatment begins with oral steroids but commonly Dapsone or intravenous immunoglobulins are also used. Unfortunately, many autoimmune diseases must be treated by trial and error methods to find the most effective medication.

In brief: Pemphigus

There are multiple immunosuppressive treatments available for the management of pemphigus.
Typically treatment begins with oral steroids but commonly Dapsone or intravenous immunoglobulins are also used. Unfortunately, many autoimmune diseases must be treated by trial and error methods to find the most effective medication.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pemphigus

There is no permanent cure.
Multiple treatments are available for pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus and there is a variation in dosage plan and combination of drugs used, which makes choice of treatment schedule complex. In addition, response to treatment can vary between individuals. Only you and your dermatologist can come up with the plan.

In brief: Pemphigus

There is no permanent cure.
Multiple treatments are available for pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus and there is a variation in dosage plan and combination of drugs used, which makes choice of treatment schedule complex. In addition, response to treatment can vary between individuals. Only you and your dermatologist can come up with the plan.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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