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Symptoms and care for Psoriasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
User :   hi
User :   can you tell me about Psoriasis
Doctor :   Psoriasis is an auto immune condition where the skin is damaged
Doctor :   by the own antibodies
User :   is it genetic
Doctor :   It appears to be raised plaques with scales
Doctor :   falling out
Doctor :   It can be genetic but other factors influence too
User :   ok...i had a recent visit to a doctor and was told that I have Psoriasis
Doctor :   Ok
User :   worried if it could be genetic as I understand that my mother also has it
User :   how do i control it
Doctor :   Medicines given by doctor
Doctor :   and stress control
User :   ok...can I have non-veg also?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i was told to avoid non-veg by my wife...she is a Gynecologist..
Doctor :   Boiled non veg is Ok
Doctor :   Stress relief is important
User :   thanks...regards
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
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