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Psoriasis

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Psoriasis is a non-contagious but hereditary skin disease characterized by swollen red skin covered with grayish scales. This non-curable disease is normally found on the elbows, arms, knees, or scalp.
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There are two types of Psoriasis ... one that reacts to cold and one that reacts to heat. I have heard great things about the natural mud baths in Australia. I had a male cousin that had Psoriasis so bad it was difficult for him to work. He was over in Australia and someone talked him into going for…
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There is no specific cause for psoriasis, but there are multiple triggers like an infection or stress that can cause psoriasis to appear. It is thought that psoriasis is a genetic disease, so a person can inherit it from its ancestors. However, this is not necessarily true for all psoriasis sufferer…
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Women have the sex chromosomes XX, while men have the chromosomes XY. The gene for normal colour vision is found on the X-chromosome. If a woman has one X-chromosome with the gene and one without it, she will not be colour blind. On the other hand, a man with an X-chromosome that is missing the gene…
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At present , there is no cure against psoriasis but certain treatments and reflexes can still mitigate the disadvantages. It is therefore important to learn to recognize factors such as stress can worsen your symptoms , such as: a cold and dry ; too strong emotions ; obesity; Alcohol consumption ; …
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Psoriasis looks different depending on the type. Plaque or guttate psoriasis are the most common. They have round silvery scale that piles on top of dead skin and causes the raised coin like lesions. It is Most often on elbows and knees. It can be very disfiguring, especially for young people.
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Answer Dermatology, (the section of medicine that deals with skin problems) is so complicated that it would be impossible to give a particular reason for a rash over the internet. There are so many types of "splotchy red rashes" that there is no way for anyone to determine the cause without someo…
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having greasy hair isn't ever really good, it means that it isn't clean, or that you maybe failed to rinse out conditioner from your hair after a shower. however, if your hair is greasy right after you take a shower and you really washed out your conditioner, it could be due to puberty, just like yo…
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Klonopin Treatment for psoriasis is not included in the indications for clonazepam (Klonopin). Clonazepam is an anti-convulsant and anti-anxiety medication. However, outbreaks of psoriasis are often associated with stress. It is possible that relief from anxiety is also a relief from stress and ther…
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Psoriasis is a skin condition; it is a disease that is not contagious. It comes from the Greek word for "itch." It can be hereditary, caused by external influences (triggers: allergic reaction to foods or the environment) and sometimes stress. 4-5% of the population are known to be affected, and is …
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We don't know what causes psoriasis. It is thought to be an autoimmune disease, and that is has a genetic component. There is also another school of thought that it is a dermal malady that results spontaneously when skin cells grow and reproduce excessively. Follow the link below to the Wikipedia ar…
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The Brazilian Keratin Treatment doesn't hurt your scalp. The Brazilian Keratin (BKT) is not a chemical process, It can be use your hair. Try herbs. see related links
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Both eczema and psoriasis are types of dermatitis, which simply means "inflammation of the skin." Most types of dermatitis result in inflamed, red skin that is often itchy and may develop into lesions. Eczema can include crusty sores, scabs, thickened skin, pimple-like eruptions, and sometimes even…
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This is a long answer but PLEASE read it......... I found a REAL solution to psoriasis through diet!!! As a sufferer of psoriasis for about 12 years I have tried just about everything available from the doctor to try and control it. Pills, creams, soaks, etc. Unfortunately nothing worked, in fact it…
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hydrogen peroxide help psoriasis?" Try herbs. They can help. See related links
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Tibicos can heal psoriasis, even if it is severe. Tibicos or water kefir can lessen the condition of psoriasis or cure it altogether.
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Only if you smear peanut butter on your nipsAnswer:Fish oil can help treat many diseases, including:Heart and Cardiovascular Disease;High Blood Pressure;High Blood Sugar;High Cholesterol;Depression, Anxiety, Disruptive Behaviour, Brain Disorders and Mental Disease.If you have these health problems, …
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Psoriasis is an immune system disorder that has no cure, but can be treated with topical creams, injections and pills. Some people with psoriasis develop new lesions when their skin gets cut (shaving etc.). Since tattoos break the skin it is possible for someone who has psoriasis to develop lesions …
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In my opinion, yes, provided there is no functional or structural defect. Consult your local homeopathic physician. In my opinion, homeopathy works mainly by the placebo effect. While this can be effective for pain, depression and other neurological ailments, it cannot, in my opinion, suddenly incre…
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The causes or triggers of psoriasis can be a skin infection, cold weather, certain medications, and stress. The symptoms of psoriasis include red patches and inflamed and scaly skin on areas like the hands, knees, and elbows.
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since i was a child i have taken cod liver oil and flax seed pills found @ any natural food store and as long as i dont forget to take them i can keep it gone completely. Have you tried the herbal treatment? if not then try it. See the related links.
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Any shampoo or conditioner without sodium chloride. Try the Brand Elucence they have shampoo's and conditioners without the sodium chloride, because it breaks the effect of keratin in the hair and you will lose your treatment if you use shampoo's that contain sodium chloride. Your Shampoo or conditi…
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Psoriasis of the scalp is known as plaque psoriasis and can also affect the skin of the elbows and knees,the palms of hands and the soles of feet. It`s an auto-immune disease that`s recurring (chronic) and is therefore difficult to treat. Skin cells accumulate due to accelerated growth and form laye…
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Yes a girl with psoriasis can marry. Psoriasis patients are no different than normal people.
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Try looking on Wikipedia.
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Psoriasis will not directly cause cysts in the armpit,. However, any type of inflammation or infection can cause the lymph nodes to swell since they are releasing chemicals to help heal the body.
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No. It is an autoimmune disease like arthritis.
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It cleans your body, helps burn calories and much more. But dilute it with water first.
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Head and Shoulders could make this worse because it irritated and dried this out. Psoriasis is very touchy and can easily get worse.
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I don't really know but i can tell you this fact: my grandma has psoriasis, my grandpa didn't have psoriasis...none of their children had psoriasis but I (a grandchild) have psoriasis and I'm the only grandchild who inherited it...so, i suppose it is recessive. I believe that if both parents have p…
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Psoriasis normally affects areas in between fingers,elbows,backs of knees and is a white scaley itchy rash.Ezcema is a red,raised lesion that spreads the more you scratch it.It can become weepy but usually has dry flakey appearance.
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The medications your doctor recomends.
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stress ,lack of vitamin d , adopted from family member, or lack of white blood cells
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Answer There are many creams and ointments that you can use to help "manage" your psoriasis. Using one method for too long can lead to your psoriasis becoming resistant to that method. Treatment rotation is frequently recommended. Cortastereoids, UV treatments, some herbal remedies and lately I've r…
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From eHealthMD: Evidence from recent research studies strongly suggests that psoriasis is a disorder of the immune system. Normally, the immune system defends the body from infection by bacteria, viruses, and other invaders. Sometimes, however, the immune system makes a mistake and attacks the c…
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There is no cure for psoriasis. Some people have good luck with biologics. Others need steroids. The disease has the repeated episode feature, which let the patients suffer a lot from the disease. Causes The disease can be caused gene, environment, infection, injury and improper intake of medicine.
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There are a number of potential treatments for psoriasis. Some treatments include vitamin D and anti-inflammatory creams, retinoids, light therapy or injected medications.
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They are likely a result of dry skin. Use intensive moisturizer, and if you are extremely bothered by them see a dermatologist.
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Yes definitely, it will probably stop mould and bacteria etc.
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I hear that natural olive oil and UV light can be very helpful for psoriasis and I don't think it will be to dangerous if a little get in the eyes. Ask your Dr I am not an MD
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Hi I know this cream rfom our local pharma store, they have a website http://www.psoral.net Try herbs. See related links
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a bitter salty taste
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Psoriasis is hereditary. Therefore, there is a possibility that the child would have it if his/her parents have a history of it. Since psoriasis is rare, we cannot determine if a skin disorder is a psoriasis type or not. Precisely, some skin disorders are psoriasis-like diseases but are known as der…
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If one member of your family had psoriasis or still has then it is very probably to "get" psoriasis some day too. Actually, a person doesn't get psoriasis because it is written in the genetic information so you can have it since the day you are born...it is not contagious so if your question was mea…
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can you even ask such a stupid question? of course they do they're still people if you get past their looks
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What is a good home made remedy for psoriasis
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Individuals with psoriasis may experience significant physical discomfort and some disability. Itching and pain can interfere with basic functions, such as self-care, walking, and sleep. Plaques on hands and feet can prevent individuals from working at certain occupations, playing some sports, and c…
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scratching,stress,and white skin patches
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Although the question is not clear, I suspect the question is about these medications used for yeast infections, including thrush, that are a result of having lupus and taking immunosuppressive medications.Immunosuppressive medications make lupus patients more prone to infections of all kinds. If ny…
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There is actually no cure that will work for every psoriasis patient. But, there are multiple remedies that can be tried to improve the state of psoriasis. Diet is important (try reading Pagano Diet and see what fits you), drinking herbal teas (calendula, viola tricoloris), meditating or exercising …
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Studies have proven that psoriasis is caused by 9 gene mutation. There are several types of things that trigger this kind of skin disorder. This includes drinking alcohol, strong family history, anxiety or stress.
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There is no cure for psoriasis yet but any food with Vitamin D could help.
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The most common sign of psoriasis is a psoriasis plaque, a raised, red skin patch covered by a silvery-white coating. Eight out of 10 people with psoriasis have plaques. These patches can form anywhere on your skin but are most likely to show up on your knees, elbows, lower back, and scalp. You may …
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Vitamin D does.
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fluocinolone acetonide cream is used for skin aberrations caused by UV rays. This is usually applied as a thin film on the affected area.
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Psoriasis typically looks like red or pink areas of thickened, raised, and dry skin. It classically affects areas over the elbows, knees, and scalp. Essentially any body area may be involved. It tends to be more common in areas of trauma, repeat rubbing, use, or abrasions. Psoriasis has many differe…
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guttate psoriasis is a less common form of psoriasis. it looks like little pink or red drops on your skin that may be flaky and itchy. these red spots usually show up on your arms, legs, trunk and "hot" spots like your armpits, inside on your elbows, and backside of your knees. in general, psoriasis…
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Yes and so do all the other countries but it only helps out it doen't cure it.
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No, it is a skin and immune disorder it is non-contagious and it affects the skin and joints.Psoriasis is autoimmune in origin, and is not contagious. Around a quarter of people with psoriasis also suffer from psoriatic arthritis, which is similar to rheumatoid arthritis in its effects
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the skin Skin Not human organ but effected Mind Feelings Relations But there is a permanent cure. http://herbalpsoriasistreatment.com/
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It is thought to be hereditary, you can get a flare up through stress and it can be treated with uv lamps and treatments. Embrel is an injection that you take to treat psoriasis and cause less flare ups. Psoriasis is driven by the immune system, especially involving a type of white blood cell call…
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There are 5 types of psoriasis.
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There is a plant called "Viola Tricoloris" = pansy. It is very recommended in treating psoriasis..it also contains aprox 0.3% salicylic acid which is good for the skin but you should limit the quantity of tea cups at 3 per day.
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Hi there, A big aspect of keeping your blood clean is within your spleen. Your spleen acts as a filter for your blood, takes out toxins, viruses and any other "dirty" aspects that is in your blood. Your spleen also breaks down red blood cells. Each red blood cell lasts 120 days. After this time, the…
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Yes with the proper treatment. Bathe in gasoline.
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No it isn't.
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The shampoo your doctor recomends.
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Nystatin is used to treat fungus infections.
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In cases of psoriasis one should apply which oil?
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Yes. And many causes Psoriasis , myxoedema leprosy syphilis systemic lupus erythmatosis
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For the rest of your life.
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Psoriasis is a disease whose main symptom is gray or silvery flaky patches on the skin which are red and inflamed underneath. In the United States, it affects 2 to 2.6 percent of the population, or between 5.8 and 7.5 million people. Commonly affected areas include the scalp, elbows, knees, arms, st…
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i am a psoriatic patient i got this affected from the age of seven , now i am 42yrs , from my experience i suggest all psoriatic patients to avoid sea foods , brinjals , beef and more of coffee ,
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The symptoms are usually red papules that occur on the skin of the scalp, trunk and extensor aspect of limbs. The papules gradually expand and merge into patches or plaques with thick silver scales on the surface. The patches or plaques are of irregular shape, some take the shapes of map or island, …
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In some cases a relative may have psoriasis from yet another relative, from smoking, or from stress. It doesn't have to be your mother or father that could pass it, but you can get it from your grandma or grandpa. Anyhow the genes pass from relative to relative ( psoriasis changes your genes ) and a…
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Treatment of psoriasis is always individualized for a particular person. Work with your doctor and start with the mildest treatment_one that's easy to adhere to and that you will follow religiously. Keep adjusting the treatment until you see positive results.
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NO it isn't. It's actually an immune disease rather than a skin condition. I can assure you than psoriasis is not contagious because i suffer from psor for more than 7 years and nobody got it from me :) The only "contagious" way of psoriasis is the fact that it is a genetic disease...if you have it …
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Sorry but there is no cure for psoriasis, but there are treatments that can help it. Steroid creams are available and can be used on most external areas. Consult your doctor for treatment.
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Ask your sons Dermatologist what treatment is safe for your child.
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No they are different diseases, they do however have some similarity's
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People with lupus often take immunosuppressive medications which make them vulnerable to all kinds of infections. One such infection is oral thrush, a fungal infection of the mouth. It is painful and characterized by a white coating on the tongue and inside of mouth. Nystatin is an oral rinse used t…
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Yes, they are.
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The cause of psoriasis is unknown. Answer Scientific Point of view Psoriasis is driven by the immune system, especially involving a type of white blood cell called a T cell. Normally, T cells help protect the body against infection and disease. T cells help create scabs over wounds. In the case of …
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You can eat all your normal food!
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Like many things in life, it depends on how severe it is and how does it affect your daily acitivities. Put yourself in the position of a medical officer reviewing your medical record. Will this condition (any condition) affect this person in an environment where there is limited medical care? Will …
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Peeling Hands Your hands can peel due to many different things: 1. Soap that you are using may be drying out your skin 2. You may be allergic to something you are using or taking orally 3. Medication you are taking 4. Washing your hands too much 5. Washing your hands with water that is too hot …
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Usually, yes. Psoriasis is damaged skin, and scratching only damages more skin.
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Psoriasis is caused by blockage of skin with wind, damp, heat and pathogen. The symptoms are usually red papules that occur on the skin of the scalp, trunk and extensor aspect of limbs.
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First off, i´m not a doctor but i can tell you from experience that once I started treating my type 2 hypothyroidism (something many doctors think does not exist), my severe psoriasis basically has gone away. I had patches on my feet, knees, wrists and head. It´s all just about gone. So if you hav…
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no, it's a chronic disease
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Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic disease characterized by inflammation of the skin (psoriasis) and joints (arthritis).
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