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What are the usual treatment methods for psoriasis of the scalp?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Scalp Psoriasis

Treatment for scalp psoriasis includes medicated shampoos, steroid foam or lotion, tar preparations, topically applied vitamin d medications, phototherapy, and oral medications.

In brief: Scalp Psoriasis

Treatment for scalp psoriasis includes medicated shampoos, steroid foam or lotion, tar preparations, topically applied vitamin d medications, phototherapy, and oral medications.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology

In brief: Topical steroids

Topical steroids, vitamin d products (ie: dovonex, vectical, taclonex), coal tar, keratolytics (products that remove dead skin such as salicylic acid, urea, lactic acid), and light therapy are effective treatments.

In brief: Topical steroids

Topical steroids, vitamin d products (ie: dovonex, vectical, taclonex), coal tar, keratolytics (products that remove dead skin such as salicylic acid, urea, lactic acid), and light therapy are effective treatments.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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