Suggest Treatment For Scalp Psoriasis
Topical ointments or shampoos can help.
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I have gone through your query and understand your concern. Possibly the mentioned complaints are due to scalp psoriasis. You can try applying salicylic acid ointment topically over your scalp. Salicylic acid promotes the sloughing off of dead skin cells and reduces scaling. It’s sometimes combined with other medications, such as corticosteroids or coal tar to increase effectiveness. Salicylic acid is found in some medicated shampoos and scalp solutions, and can be used to treat scalp psoriasis. Topical application of prescription retinoids (synthetic form of vitamin A) can also help improve psoriasis. Coal-tar ointments and shampoos can be used. Coal tar is a byproduct of coal production, and is one of the oldest treatments for psoriasis. The higher the concentration of coal tar in the shampoo, the stronger the treatment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allows up to 5 percent for psoriasis treatment.
However, I would insist you to visit a dermatologist and to remain under his follow up. The condition requires long term monitoring.
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Antifungals could have a role to play
Cetirizine is an over the counter antiallergic that can be used. If you have not been benefited by the mentioned treatment modalities you should visit a dermatologist and get a further evaluation done. Treatment with antifungal agents might also be needed.
Please note that psoriasis might be hard to treat and you would have to be patient. That is why long term follow up with your dermatologist is essential.
can I use avil as an anti allergen?, Also sir what kind of blood test should I do in order to rule out any severe disease such as cancer.
Can be taken. No problems.
Thanks for writing back. You can use Avil as an antiallergic.
Cancers are characerized by rapid division of cells. So, if you have cancer you would essentially develop a rapidly growing tumor. Unless that is the case you need not grow apprehensive about cancer. Blood tests will not help unless there is a primary location for cancer.