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Treatment to prevent recurrence of psoriasis on chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
User :   I want to know about medicine for Psoriasis.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am using Saltopic. 10 years. Initial 3 years taken Natoxid.
Doctor :   ok
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User :   Recurs regularly.
User :   40, Male, Unemployed, Bangalore, Married, 102 kgs, 175cm, Yes 3 dep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about saltopic lotion
User :   Selenium in Natoxid increased BP. So stopped. Using Homeo XXXXXXXX Ars 30x and Lycopodium 200.
User :   My question is how to stop recurring scaling.
User :   It is in chest area.
Doctor :   my knowledge in homeopathy medicine is limited
Doctor :   there is cure as such for psoriasis
Doctor :   u can only control the disease
Doctor :   with medicine
User :   I am also taking Tenormin 50 one per day. BP under control. I am giving all medicine facts. Also no use of 33K I spent at Dr.Batras Homeo.
User :   Saltopic is the answer or is there anything. I am also doing Yoga, to reduce weight. Job loss is aggravating.
Doctor :   i will the tips
Doctor :   we can only prevent or lessen the re occurrence of the psoriasis's attacks
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Doctor :   Bathing daily helps remove scales and calm inflamed skin. Add bath oil, oiled oatmeal, Epsom salts or Dead Sea salts to the water and soak for at least 15 minutes. Avoid hot water and harsh soaps, which can make your symptoms worse. Instead, use lukewarm water and mild soaps that have added oils and fats.
User :   Herbal Bath powder reduced on face. But Chest Area is not going off.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Blot your skin after bathing, then immediately apply a heavy, ointment-based moisturizer while your skin is still moist. For very dry skin, oils may be preferable they have more staying power than creams or lotions do and are more effective at preventing water from evaporating from your skin. During cold, dry weather, you may need to apply a moisturizer several times a day.
Doctor :   Find out what triggers, if any, worsen your psoriasis and take steps to prevent or avoid them. Infections, injuries to your skin, stress, smoking and intense sun exposure can all worsen psoriasis.
Doctor :   Alcohol consumption may decrease the effectiveness of some psoriasis treatments.
User :   Am I talking to a real doctor. Name please.
Doctor :   A controlled amount of sunlight can significantly improve lesions, but too much sun can trigger or worsen outbreaks and increase the risk of skin cancer. If you sunbathe, it's best to try short sessions three or more times a week. Keep a record of when and how long you're in the sun to help avoid overexposure
Doctor :   yes
User :   I dont drink or smoke. I am diagnosed with slow metabolism in USA. Weight gain after I tore a ligament and stopped workout in USA. Maintained under 200 pds. Now 228.
Doctor :   u might to apply steriod cream on affected part
Doctor :   ok
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User :   I am worried about steroid application is long run.
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