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Suffering from psoriasis. Permanent cure? Possibility of passing on to baby if concieved?

Hi, Doctors I am a 28 year old married man and I am suffering from psoriasis on scalp as well as on body parts. I am using Sorvate C and Sternon gel and I got good satisfaction using these. I wanted to know that do I have to use them whole life of there is any solution? Further whether this problem is transferable during intercourse to the baby? Please guide me for the same
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi Dear,
Welcome to the board of Health care Magic,
Psoriasis is chronic recurring disease. Peculiarity of this disease is that it PERSISTS.
Instead of annoying and worrying about this disease. Take continuous treatment as advised by your dermatologist. And be Happy. forget the worry enjoy life with some control of the disease.
Chances of transmitting this disease to your child are little .
Hope your query is answered
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Pooja Chopra 's  Response
Hi ,
thank you for the query. As mentioned by the other doctor psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, which shows waxing and waning course. the good side to the condition is you can always keep it control. there are few aggravating factors which you should be aware of. these are stress, winters, dryness,few medications like antimalarials etc.
regarding your second query, this is a multifactorial disorder, and definitely genetics has a little role. however, you shouldn't be bothered about it a bit.
hope this cleared your dilemma.
thank you
Answered: Wed, 7 Aug 2013
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