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  1. Laser Treatment for Psoriasis

    Learn more from WebMD about laser therapy for psoriasis -- including how various lasers are used, their effectiveness, and their risks.

  2. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Psoriasis Treatments

    If you've just been diagnosed with psoriasis, you may want to ask your doctor these questions about psoriasis treatment.

  3. Psoriasis in Fall and Winter: 7 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    If you’re like many psoriasis sufferers, your psoriasis symptoms may worsen in the cold, dry air of fall and winter.

  4. Alopecia Areata: Psoralen With Ultraviolet A Light (PUVA) Therapy - Topic Overview

    PUVA therapy combines a medicine (called a psoralen) and treatment with ultraviolet A (UVA) light. The psoralen increases the skin's sensitivity to UV light,including sunlight. The psoralen is taken either as a pill or by putting it on the skin directly. Then the skin is exposed to UVA. Treatments are done regularly for 4 to 6 months. PUVA is used when alopecia areata affects most of the ...

  5. Corticosteroids for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Corticosteroids for psoriasis.

  6. Types of Psoriasis - Topic Overview

    The major types of psoriasis include the following. Plaque psoriasis is the most common type. Nearly 90% of people with psoriasis have this type. Symptoms of plaque psoriasis include: 1 Round or oval sores that range from 0.39 in. (0.99 cm) to many inches (centimeters) wide,and may expand into patches. Sores that are red and covered with loose,silvery,scaling skin. Sores that are usually ...

  7. Psoriasis - Exams and Tests

    Learn about tests for psoriasis.

  8. Cyclosporine for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Cyclosporine for psoriasis.

  9. Psoralen and UVA Light Therapy (PUVA) for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Psoralen and UVA light therapy (PUVA) for psoriasis.

  10. Tars for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Tars for psoriasis.

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