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Is there any permanent treatment for psoriasis? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Hi doctor
Doctor:How are you?
User:i am gud
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Dr i am suffring with psoriasis(skin desease)
Doctor:since when
User:from last 10yrs
User:i want to know is there any permanent treatment of this deasease
Doctor:I am sorry about that
Doctor:The disease is known to flare up and then settle down and then flare up again
User:in homeopathy we can cure this or not
Doctor:I dont know about homeopathy
Doctor:I am a trained allopathic physician
Doctor:We have homeopathic physicians on our portal
Doctor:We have people from Ayurveda as well
Doctor:You could post a query for them
Doctor:They will be able to guide you better
User:in allopathy is there any medicine whicj cure this atleast temparary
User:coz i am too much upset now the days because of this
Doctor:there are several treatments available
Doctor:To apply locally, we have steroid creams, retinoids and anthralin
Doctor:coal tar, salicylic acid and some moisturizers can also help
User:is there any side effects of these creams
Doctor:It depends on what we are using for you
Doctor:The right treatment can be done only after a complete physical examination
Doctor:where do you live
User:ok coz earlier before 3-4 years i has taken uv raises that time there was 20-30% portion of my body was effected
User:but now it is almost 80-90%
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:We can help you find a good dermatologist there
User:plz check & confirm
Doctor:I'll tell my customer care team to get in touch with you
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with
User:just tell me one thing
User:is there any diet which can help to cure this
User:or even causes of this deases
Doctor:There are certain people in whom certain foods can cause a flare up of the problem
Doctor:If you think that a certain food makes your rash worse
Doctor:Then maintain a food diary where you note what you ate and if your symptoms got worse
Doctor:If that is the case, avoid that particular food
Doctor:Otherwise, as in any other chronic problem, its important you have a healthy diet
User:ok is there any food which help us to cure this desease
Doctor:so have plenty of fruits and vegetables
Doctor:Not specifically
User:ok thanks dr
Doctor:Is there any other question I can answer
User:no dr
Doctor:all the best
User:thanks dr
Doctor:I've told the customer care team to get in touch with you
Doctor:they can help you find a good dermatologist
Doctor:They have really good demratologists
Doctor:and the right treatment can make a lot of difference
User:ya sure to get rid from this i can visit anywhere
Doctor:take care
User:bye dr
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