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  1. Cyclosporine for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Cyclosporine for psoriasis.

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

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

  3. Psoriasis - Symptoms

    The classic symptoms of psoriasis are raised, red patches of skin topped with loose, silvery scales, usually on the knees or elbows.

  4. Tars for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Tars for psoriasis.

  5. Psoriasis - What Happens

    Psoriasis is usually long-lasting, returns often, and can be unpredictable.

  6. Psoriasis: Skin, Scalp, and Nail Care

    Key pointsIf you have psoriasis, your skin is very sensitive. To protect your skin, avoid: Skin care products that irritate your skin.Scratching and picking your skin, and skin injuries such as cuts or scrapes.Cold, dry climates. Cold weather causes symptoms to become worse.The most important thing you can do is to keep your skin moist and lubricated. Use moisturizing creams, ointments, and ...

  7. Phototherapy for Psoriasis

    Phototherapy is the use of ultraviolet (UV) light to slow the rapid growth of new skin cells. This is helpful in treating psoriasis, which causes skin cells to grow too rapidly. There are two types of ultraviolet (UV) light therapy: ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA).Phototherapy may be given in a variety of places, such as in a hospital or doctor's office, in your home (UVB), or at a ...

  8. Methotrexate for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Methotrexate for psoriasis.

  9. Biologics for Psoriasis

    Drug details for Immune system medications (biologics) for psoriasis.

  10. Psoriasis - Treatment Overview

    Currently there is no cure for psoriasis. However, many types of treatment are available.

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