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Severe psoriasis, liquid is oozing out of the scales, burning sensation. Any treatment?

Hello.. I have severe psoriasis and have been taking ayurvedic treatment for the last one year. It has worked on most infected parts other than my leg. In the last 3-4 days, the scales have dramatically thickened and now some liquid is oozing out all the time which is really worrying me. Its burning a fair bit. The infected area looks really red and black. Skin looks very flaky. Have stopped my medicines for a couple of days now. Dont know what to do.
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

See a Dermatologist..
The treatment is fairly advanced nowadays / there is a choice of drugs / and you have a good chance of improvement.
Local applications and systemic drugs like immuno suppressants are very helpful - in reducing the flare up and delaying complications...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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Hi, The use of curd in the form of buttermilk has proved useful in psoriasis and the patient should drink it in liberal quantities.
Do not control natural urges like vomiting, urination, bowel emptying etc.
Avoid taking spicy food and consume only easily digestible food.
Do not eat too much of salty, sour or acidic foods
Avoid consuming opposite foods
Include more fruits, vegetable, fruit juices in your diet. Bitter gourd, curd, boiled vegetables, pumpkin etc... are good psoriasis diet.
Avoid animal fats, eggs, processed canned foods from your diet.
Application of avocado oil gently on the effected part is found to be an effective treatment.
Cod liver oil, lecithin, linseed oil, vitamin E, and zinc fasten the healing process.
Apply moisturizing cream or gel at regular intervals to maintain the moisture level of the skin.
Avoid using soap while taking bath instead use gram flour and use a herbal scrubber.
Avoid pricking, peeling and scratching skin
Use separate, clean clothes and towel for your use.
Taking bath in sea water is found to be very effective in psoriasis treatment.
Drinking fresh bitter gourd juice mixed with one teaspoon of lime juice on an empty stomach is an effective psoriasis treatment
Applying aloe vera cream thinly to irritated skin and rubbing lightly is effective.
Mental health is absolutely necessary for an effective treatment of psoriasis. Try deep breathing and relaxation exercise to reduce stress.
Exposing to mild sunlight daily for 30 minutes will improve the texture of the affected area of the skin. Regards, Dr.Sharmila
Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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