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What are these flaky eruptions all over my body ?

I was told that I had psarious, and I clearly have many flaky eruptions all over my body. Even my nails are yellowish and so porous that I can t get the polish off. What is the cause of this and what is the treatment?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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  User's Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic Forum
Psoriasis is an autoimmune illness of the skin (primarility). Makes the skin shed flakes, the eruptions look silvery-micaious-plaque like.
Cause is unknown, but family history of the same is seen, also stress is often associated with proriasis.
Not contagious .
You can try homeopathy safely for psoriasis. You havnet mentioned your age, but the age of patitent being under 35 and complaint being not very old, prognosis is good usualy.
Answered: Sun, 13 Mar 2011
  User's Response
Thank you for your reply. I am 80 and this has just come upon me in the last year.
It covers my wholebody (only lightly) here and there. Five on this arm 6 on that leg, etc.

My nails are thin and porous andf I have bleeding gums...I will not take the medicines recommended and ruin my immune system.

Please advise.
Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurang Krishna's  Response
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If you have lesions here and there, I do not see any reason to take systemic treatment. I think you can be managed by topical treatment alone or phottherapy. consult your dermat for details.
Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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