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Is chemical peel a good treatment option to get rid of psoriasis? My annoying problem is skin psoriasis which is currently in remission, but frequently relapses. Can chemical peel be employed to remove the affected facial skin layer when psoriasis reoccur

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Psoriasis

Absolutely not! this will make the psoriasis so much worse you will hate yourself for doing it.

In brief: Psoriasis

Absolutely not! this will make the psoriasis so much worse you will hate yourself for doing it.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: Unfortunately,

Unfortunately, psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition and will not improve with a chemical peel.
Options for psoriasis include topical anit-inflammatory creams and ointments, light therapy, oral immunosuppressants, and a new class of therapy called "biologics" that are self-injected. There are many good, effective options so i would recommend you see your local dermatologist who can walk you through some options based on your clinical picture of psoriasis.

In brief: Unfortunately,

Unfortunately, psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition and will not improve with a chemical peel.
Options for psoriasis include topical anit-inflammatory creams and ointments, light therapy, oral immunosuppressants, and a new class of therapy called "biologics" that are self-injected. There are many good, effective options so i would recommend you see your local dermatologist who can walk you through some options based on your clinical picture of psoriasis.
Dr. James Seward
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