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What is the treatment for erythrodermic psoriasis?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Biologics
Methotrexate, Cyclosporine and biologics such as Enbrel , humira, stelara (ustekinumab) can be used to treat erythrodermic psoriaisis.
The skn is red without the typical scales seen in plaque psoriasis. Methotrexate can be used initially and then depending on response transtioned to biologics. It is best to avoid systemic steroids because psoriasis will flare when they are stopped.

In brief: Biologics
Methotrexate, Cyclosporine and biologics such as Enbrel , humira, stelara (ustekinumab) can be used to treat erythrodermic psoriaisis.
The skn is red without the typical scales seen in plaque psoriasis. Methotrexate can be used initially and then depending on response transtioned to biologics. It is best to avoid systemic steroids because psoriasis will flare when they are stopped.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Psoriasis
This can be a life threatening condition.
Speak with your dermatologist if you have not done so recently. Initial treatment usually includes medium-potency topical steroids and moisturizers combined with wet dressings, oatmeal baths and bed rest. Antibiotics may also be used. It is important to restore and maintain fluids in the body.

In brief: Psoriasis
This can be a life threatening condition.
Speak with your dermatologist if you have not done so recently. Initial treatment usually includes medium-potency topical steroids and moisturizers combined with wet dressings, oatmeal baths and bed rest. Antibiotics may also be used. It is important to restore and maintain fluids in the body.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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