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Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is an autoimmune non- contagious skin disorder. It typically looks like red or pink areas of thickened, raised, dry and scaly skin.
psoriasis treatment

Treatment for chronic psoriasis with latest treatment modalities, topical and systemic medication.

Psoriasis vulgaris, Hand & feet and scalp, it can be treated by Excimer laser & Excimer Light which is most powerful therapy, Vitamin D, Topical creams & topical retinoids PUVA therapy & narrow UVB Band therapy are also effective.

What is Psoriasis
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Causes
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Symptoms
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Treatment
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What is Psoriasis

It is an auto-immune disorder in which body’s defense system attacks healthy cells in the body. The dead cells on the skin surface are called plaque. It typically starts or worsens because of a triggering factors you may be able to identify and avoid. Factors that can trigger are stress, cold weather, smoking, and infection such as strep throat or thrush, injury to the skin such as cut, bug bite or severe sun burn, heavy alcohol consumption and certain medications

A person with psoriasis generally has patches of raised red skin with thick silvery scales. There is no permanent cure but can be controlled beautifully. .
 
These occur anywhere on the body and are more common in the following areas:

Hands
Elbows
Legs
Back
Chest
Fingernails
Toenails
Scalp
Folds in the buttocks and groin

Causes of Psoriasis

The person’s immune system and genes play key roles when a person has psoriasis, the T cells (a type of white blood cell that fights unwanted invaders such as bacteria and viruses) mistakenly trigger a reaction in the skin cells.

Not everyone who inherits genes will get this disease. It seems that a person must inherit the right mix of genes and be exposed to a trigger.

What are the Symptoms of Psoriasis?

Typically it looks like red or pink areas of thickened, raised, and dry skin. A person with generally has patches of raised red skin with thick silvery scales. It classically affects areas over the elbows, knees and scalp.

It tends to be more common in areas of trauma, repeat rubbing, use or abrasions. It has many different appearances.

Psoriasis Treatment
Mild to Moderate psoriasis

Topical creams can be applied and or Phototherapy (light, usually ultraviolet, applied to the skin) can also be used.

Topical (applied to the skin) - Topical medications include topical corticosteroids, vitamin D analogue creams, topical immunomodulators, coal tar, anthralin and others.

Excimer Laser/Light (308nm) - It’s a valid and reliable treatment, giving desirable results in shorter treatment times, both in duration and number of sessions.

Severe psoriasis
Biologics: - several immunodulator drugs are approved for the treatment of moderate to severe form. These drugs are given by intravenous infusion, intramuscular injection or subcutaneous injections and are usually used for people who have failed to respond to the traditional therapy or those who have associated psoriatic arthritis. Biologics work by blocking interactions between certain immune system cells and particular inflammatory pathways, chemical ones; they must be used with caution because they have strong effects to the immune system and may permit life threatening infection.

In spite of a range of options effective treatments can be challenging. The disease is unpredictable, going through cycles of improvement and worsening.

Systemic (taken orally or by injection or infusion) - In a severe condition than a dermatologists may prescribe oral or injected drugs. Retinoids- Related to vitamin A, this group of drugs may reduce the production of skin cells if you have severe that doesn’t respond to other therapies.

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