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What is the remedy for psoriasis causing severe itching and sleepless nights ?

i am 58 years old male working as senior executive in private company. I have been suffering from psoriasis for last 16 years. Both legs are affected with severe skin damages, itching, inflammation and burning. allopathic treatment taken on few occasions did not provide sustainable relief. i need to scratch the affected area very often to the point of bleeding and fluid discharge. not able to sleep due to skin inflammation. please suggest a treatment for relief. i have been applying coconut oil and taking atarax for some sleep in the night.
Asked On : Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for choosing HCM.., is Papulo squamous inflammatory disorder with..,
genetic predisposition..,So no cure , only controllable..,
According to Ur history..U have Erthromatous type..,
with Auspitz's sign...(Bleedin ocuurs while scratching..,
Good treatment is available..,
1) Avoid non-veg, spicy and jenk foods.,
2) Apply SORVATE-C is Calcitriol with clobetasol..,
on night times..,(Glenmark)
Morning times use good Moisturizing cream...ELOVERA..( gracewell)
3) Tab...Mext 7.5 mg ..1 month pack for 3 months course..good respond..,
Mext is Methotrexate.....Wallace company...
If affordable...,ACITRITIN..,it is Acetretin...1 strip cost about..Rs...640
Answered: Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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HIV AIDS Specialist Dr. (Prof). Ram's  Response
steroid cream with antihistaminics willbe helpful,oral steroid may be required,consult dermatologist,ultravoilet ray therapy may be helpful.
Answered: Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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