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Does steroid scalp application for psoriasis

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Hello Sir, I have psoriasis ( plaque ) on the back side of the head ( scalp ), the doctor has advised me Azithral 500 mg - 1 dose @ night time for a week and application Chetomesh SF cream twice a day ... View answer

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Before finding out i had a large meningioma brain tumor ...I started developing psoriasis on my scalp and elbows. Had tumor removed 10/14 and Gamma Knife procedure 03/15. I thought maybe as my immune ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

external applications to manage psoriasis on various areas of my skins expect face. I am applying ULTITAR ... information related to psoriasis problem treatment of biological and folitrax. I got good... View answer

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Dr.           Kakkar S. MD

I am having psoriasis kind of symptoms one or multiple patches on the scalp, fingers and elbow ... View answer

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Dr. Johny Chacko MD

I have been diagnosed with psoriasis and wanted to know some easy treatment options. I have it mostly on my scalp . ... View answer

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null MD

I have been using steroid scalp application for my psoriasis for many years by now ... occur. I have learned lately that using this type of medication which contains steroids may have... View answer

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Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

Hello.. I am a 23yr old female from hyderabad suffering from scalp psoriasis since 7 months.. it gradually started spreading to other body parts since 3 months. I tried topical steroids and tar... View answer

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Dr. Saloni Shah MD

Hello Doctor, Self suffering from psoriasis from almost an year. Self undergone treatment fro the same by getting a topical application of Topianate cream, Defac tablet and Allegra 120,along ... View answer

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Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar MD

hi,how are yu? My nephew Sakib,BBA student,20+ age.suffering from psorasis,(always,itching and very annoying)whole the body including scalp.bangladeshi doctor said there is no treatment for this disease ... View answer

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Dr. Piyush Kumar MD

I have scalp psoriasis and a small patch on my thigh as well . Doctor gave me a steroid earlier ... and white patches on scalp flared....Now my doc has given Calpsor in place of the... View answer

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Dr. Alokkalyani MD

Hello Psoriasis anywhere in the body is not curable, but it is well manageable. it is a lifelong illness with remissions and exacerbations. But there are various medicines like local steroid, Vitamin D...

Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi and thanks for the query, The commonest used topical treatment for scalp psoriasis is steroid therapy. Depending on the intensity, it could be associated or replaced by other drugs like Tazarotene...

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia MD

Hi, Psoriasis is a life long disease and is not exactly curable. It needs proper treatment for the scalp psoriasis. You talk to a proper dermatologist who will guide you best. Take care.