You and your doctor are partners in finding the most appropriate treatments for your psoriasis. Becoming familiar with different psoriasis treatments will help you discuss them when your doctor recommends one treatment type or another.
Interactive Case Studies Tazarotene gel, a recently developed topical retinoid for psoriasis, is available in 0.05% and 0.1% gels and creams. Topical retinoids may reverse some of the cutaneous atrophy caused by topical corticosteroids12 but are associated with local cutaneous irritation. Thus, they are often prescribed in combination with topical corticosteroids.13
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Patch Test Training Scholarship 13. Camisa C. UVB phototherapy and coal tar. In: Camisa C, ed. Psoriasis. Boston: Blackwell Scientific, 1994:205–26. Schiffner R, Schiffner-Rohe J, Wolfl G, Landthaler M, Glassl A, Walther T, et al. Evaluation of a multicentre study of synchronous application of narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy (TL-01) and bathing in Dead Sea salt solution for psoriasis vulgaris. Br J Dermatol2000;142:740–7.
^ Jump up to: a b Sbidian, Emilie; Chaimani, Anna; Garcia-Doval, Ignacio; Do, Giao; Hua, Camille; Mazaud, Canelle; Droitcourt, Catherine; Hughes, Carolyn; Ingram, John R (2017-12-22). "Systemic pharmacological treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis: a network meta-analysis". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011535.pub2. ISSN 1465-1858.
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Narrow-band UVB phototherapy is an artificial light treatment using very limited wavelengths of light. It is frequently given daily or two to three times per week. UVB is also a component of natural sunlight. UVB dosage is based on time and exposure is gradually increased as tolerated. Potential side effects with UVB include skin burning, premature aging, and possible increased risk of skin cancer. The relative increase in skin cancer risk with UVB treatment needs further study but is probably less than PUVA or traditional UVB.
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Skin Biopsy psoriatic arthritis Conflict of interest: none. de Vries AC Please accept our privacy terms Symptoms of mild scalp psoriasis may include only a light fine scaling. Whereas, moderate or severe scalp psoriasis symptoms can include:
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Methoxsalen (Oxsoralen-Ultra) and trioxsalen (Trisoralen) are commonly prescribed psoralens. Psoralens are a class of drugs that make the skin more sensitive to light and the sun. Psoralens are used with ultraviolet light therapy. This therapy, called PUVA, uses a psoralen with ultraviolet A (UV-A) light to treat psoriasis when it covers a large area of the skin or is severe. More than 85% of patients report relief of disease symptoms with 20-30 treatments.
Journal of Rare Disorders: Diagnosis & Therapy Baker BS The best treatment that I've found is to do an oil or aloe vera-based mask once a week. It's a DIY treatment that's fun to make, smells great and totally gets rid of the redness on my scalp!
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