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

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

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to ask a doctor service
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.
Regards
Dr Asmeet

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

Brief Answer: Methotrexate, UVB phototherapy, topical steroid, coal tar Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to ask a doctor service 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. Regards Dr Asmeet