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Recurring patches on body. Diagnosed psoriasis. Treatment?

Dear Sir,

I suffer from psoriasis disease since 10 years.Many patches on hand,stomach,leg and on head over all body.These patches permanently remove by allopathi medicine but after some time 9-10 months they again appear on body.Please guide me for suitable treatment to remove this diseases permanently end.

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Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Hello..Thanks for your query
Psoriasis is an immune mediated condition.Unfortunately, this does not have a complete cure in any form of therapy .However ,with properly guided treatments , you should be able to achieve optimum results and have a remission ,which varies from person to person.
Of the various available methods of therapy ranging from topical to oral to lasers ,treatment is based on the extent of involvement of body surface area.It is not mandatory to be on a treatment always ,but being on maintenance doses/treatments helps prolonging remission.You should discuss this with your dermatologist and start the therapy .
Hope this is helpful.Take care!
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