Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
164 Doctors are Online

Suffering from psoriasis. Is it curable? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Oct-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Psoriasis
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2580 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi Doctor form last 8 months iam suffering from psoriasis.
User:iam taking treatment but still its not yet cured
Doctor:Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition.
Doctor:As of now, there is no cure available for this problem.
Doctor:It can only be kept under control through various topical agents, phtotherapy and if needed by oral drugs.
User:then what should i do now doctor please advise me
Doctor:First you will need to visit a dermatologist
Doctor:he/she can examine you and assess the situation.
Doctor:Accordingly your treatment can be modified to suit your needs.
Doctor:Follow the treatment religiously.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:now iam taking treatment but still its not getiting cure. and i dont want to ake tablets
Doctor:Psoriasis causes serious troubles cosmetically to most patients. I understand that. But the current objective of treatment is to keep the problem under control and to prevent relapse.
Doctor:Oral tablets may be needed in that case.
Doctor:Whether or not to take that treatment is your choice.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:no.thanku doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor