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Suffering from psoriasis. Is it curable? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi Doctor form last 8 months iam suffering from psoriasis.
User:iam taking treatment but still its not yet cured
Doctor:Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition.
Doctor:As of now, there is no cure available for this problem.
Doctor:It can only be kept under control through various topical agents, phtotherapy and if needed by oral drugs.
User:then what should i do now doctor please advise me
Doctor:First you will need to visit a dermatologist
Doctor:he/she can examine you and assess the situation.
Doctor:Accordingly your treatment can be modified to suit your needs.
Doctor:Follow the treatment religiously.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:now iam taking treatment but still its not getiting cure. and i dont want to ake tablets
Doctor:Psoriasis causes serious troubles cosmetically to most patients. I understand that. But the current objective of treatment is to keep the problem under control and to prevent relapse.
Doctor:Oral tablets may be needed in that case.
Doctor:Whether or not to take that treatment is your choice.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:no.thanku doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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