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Suggest treatment for persistent scalp psoriasis

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Thu, 10 Dec 2015 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have scalp scroysis and have been through 5 dot toes of clobetasol it still comes back what do I do now help
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Scalp psoriasis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Probably you mean to say scalp psoriasis.
Psoriasis cannot be cured.
It can only be controlled.
I treat such cases with salytar scalp solution.
It I safe and effective.
you can use it in consultation with your doctor.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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