What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

Depends. It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case.

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What's the best, safest and most efficient biological treatment for scalp psoriasis? Thanks much!

Many options. There are quite a few options out there. It would start with a good combination of scalp shampoos - i usually have my patients alternate 2 or even 3 types. Depending how extensive the scalp psoriasis is, steroid impregnated topicals with or without a vitamin d analog can be helpful. You need to see your dermatologist for an individualized treatment plan. There is hope! Read more...

What's the best shampoo or treatment to use on itchy, scaling psoriasis on the scalp?

T/Gel or T/Sal. For otc shampoos, neutrogena t/gel, t/sal, tar shampoos, head & shoulder, selsun blue/brown/gold are better than others. But prescription shampoos ordered by derm surely are more powerful. Adding strong cortisone scalp liquid/solution is necessary, sometimes, particularly for sever scalp psoriasis. Read more...
Shampoo. Try neutogena t gel or t sal or dhs tar or dhs zinc shampoo. Read more...

What's the best shampoo or treatment to use on scaling, plaque psoriasis on the scalp?

Neutrogena. There are a variety of shampoo options. Tar shampoo is an old favorite neutrogena is option but there are other tar shampoos to consider. Read more...
Many together. Tar shampoo is very effective, but you need to clean the scalp first with a mild shampoo, and then use neutratar or a generic afterwards. Make sure you lather it and then let is stay on your scalp, perhaps 5m. I recommend the concommitant use of a zinc shampoo on your next washing. And alternate. Read more...