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Psoriasis, scales on scalp, itching. Breast surgery done, severe outbreak on chest, back. Treatment?

I have had psoriasis for five yrs and it has gradually become worse. my scalp has scales and IF have tried everything to relieve the itching an embarassment of it. My back and chest broke out worse after I had breast surgery three wks ago , I am thinkingabout humira or enbrel but IT don t have the money to pay for it can you please please help me.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
psoriasis in latest studies is shown as chronic inflamation of one or more common foods we use daly
it increases when immunity go down due to any reason
you need to get blood serum tests for spcific antibodies for milk wheat potato chana rice nuts ewgg and other food you take daily and eliminate accoeding to results and after few wk of withdrawl you will start reversing of symptomps as
you state you have no money till tests you can take tab methotrextate 2.5 mg tab twice a week
tab ebastine 10 mg at night
liquid antacid bd
apply calamine lotion mixed with salysilic acid ointment on affected area bd
apply beclomethasone lotion at night in whole scalp
and wash in morning with ketakonazole shampoo in morning
need to apply twice a week
no toxic shampoo oilssoaps and body application materisals
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Munaza Kulsum's  Response
psoriasis is an autoimmune disease..has strong association with stress..i advice you not worry about the disease..take propynate nf lotion and apply it on the scalp everyday..its an immunosuppresant..u also use salisyla kt shampoo once weekly..for skin patches use mometasone ointment..orally you can take methotrexate 7.5mg weekly with leukovorin to be taken everyday..get your liver function tests done every 3 monthly..use good maoisturiser for body
Answered: Tue, 27 Aug 2013
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