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Why does my psoriasis itch, and how can I control the itching?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammation

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder. Inflammation can cause itching symptoms.
Other than the prescribed topical steroids that reduce inflammation, i find that oral antihistamines such as zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help.

In brief: Inflammation

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder. Inflammation can cause itching symptoms.
Other than the prescribed topical steroids that reduce inflammation, i find that oral antihistamines such as zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Inflammation

The condition is an inflammatory condition and can itch topical steroids can help.

In brief: Inflammation

The condition is an inflammatory condition and can itch topical steroids can help.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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