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Psoriasis and Hyperpigmentation of skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello sir i want to know abt psolaris
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   you mean psoriasis ?
User :   sir i want to know abt psolaris
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok, what do u want to now ?
User :   nothing sir my doctoct said i have psolaris
User :   idont know how prevent
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   22
Doctor :   and since when did you have this condition?
User :   i have lot of pigmentations i ma skin
Doctor :   the proper treatment varies with the type and the extent of involvement of psoriaiss
User :   last one year i have post inflamatory hyper pigmentation and he prescibe to a skin creame (Venusia Max)
Doctor :   Psoriasis is usually graded as mild when 3 % of the body is affected
Doctor :   moderate when 3-10% is affected
Doctor :   and severe when more than 10%
Doctor :   how many rashes do u have ?
Doctor :   and where are they located ?
User :   more than 5
User :   some rashes are in hand and one rashes in stomack some small rashes in ma legs
Doctor :   In that case steroid ointments will help to reduce the severity
User :   my doctor prescribe to a oinment that name was Halobet cream
Doctor :   Since ur condition seems to be mild in nature
User :   is this creame reduce the rashes?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   halobet contains steroids, which help in healing
Doctor :   and reducing the immune response
User :   then i have lot of pigmentations in ma skin
User :   the doctor said it is post inflamotory hyper pigmenttions
User :   how reduce these pigmentations?
Doctor :   Bath solutions and moisturizers, mineral oil, and petroleum jelly may help soothe affected skin and reduce the dryness which accompanies the build-up of skin on psoriatic plaques
Doctor :   you mean to say, how to reduce the hyperpigmented skin ?
User :   how is venusia max creame?
User :   is this creame help to reduce the pigmentations?
Doctor :   yes it does
User :   what is duration of this pigmentions?
Doctor :   the pigmentation can vary, but untreated, they last for 3-4 months or sometime more
Doctor :   it depends on the cause of inflammation and the degree of injury
User :   last i year i have these pigmentaions
User :   then wat u suggested to use medcine for me?
Doctor :   a cream called quinova CAN be used
Doctor :   this is a potent medication for treating hyperpigmentation
User :   can i eat non veg?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that is not an contraindication
Doctor :   you can eat nonveg
Doctor :   also , Hydroquinone cream can also be used for this purpose as well
User :   becoz i think sometimes some type of meat alergi to me that reason i have these pigmentions
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   there is nothing called as meat allergy
Doctor :   psoriasis is a autoimmune condition
Doctor :   its not due to allergy
User :   my doctor told me eat lot of papaya, watermelon,etc..
Doctor :   that is ok
User :   is they help to reduce pigmentaion?
Doctor :   do u follow allopathy or homoepathy?
User :   allopathy
User :   no tablets
User :   only creame
User :   venusia max
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the fruits mentioned increase skin well being
Doctor :   and are good for health
Doctor :   they reduce the body heat and help
User :   u told me to use Hydroquinone! then where did i buy this creame?becoz i am comming frm a village so i can't get this medicine! is this medicine available at online?
Doctor :   you can get it at any local pharmacy
User :   ok
User :   can i follow the treatment ayurveda?
Doctor :   yes , u can
Doctor :   use the hydroquinone cream for the pigmentation
User :   ok thank u doctor
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   i hope i have solved your query
User :   ya sure thank u
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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