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a children of 7 years old having psorasis disease.... which

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney


Practicing since :2007

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Posted on Fri, 4 Jan 2019 in Psoriasis
Question: a children of 7 years old having psorasis disease....
which drug is suitable for him in psorasis
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Methotrexate, UVB phototherapy, topical steroid, coal tar

Detailed Answer:
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I have gone through your query.
Treatment of psoriasis in children depends on the extent of involvement.
In mild cases of involvement topical steroid and coal tar ointment can be applied.
In severe cases systemic treatment like methotrexate and phototherapy in the form of UVB therapy can be tried.
I hope to have answered your query and would be happy to answer any further queries.
Dr Asmeet

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