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Tips or Treatment to cure scalp psoriasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   wanted to check if there is any treatment for psoriasis?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age:26
User :   gender:female
User :   occupation:HR Executive
User :   Location:Hyderabad
User :   Marital status:single
User :   weight:60
Doctor :   ok
User :   height:5.4"
User :   dependents:no
User :   guess this would suffice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The primary goal for treatment is to suppress the growth of skin cells. Treatment approaches include creams and ointments, oral medications, phototherapy and immune-modulating drugs.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   can you suggest something for scalp psoriasis
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   ok
User :   no problem
User :   i have scalp psoriasis from some years
User :   have applied dipsalic for that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Moisturizers help control scaling and dryness and may improve associated itching
Doctor :   do u have dandruff problem?
Doctor :   There are many over the counter dandruff shampoos which can improve scalp psoriasis, particularly the scaling. They include the tar and salicylic acid shampoos listed above, ketoconazole and zinc pyrithione also.
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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