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What are topical medications?

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Topical medications are ointments, creams, and solutions that are applied to your skin. Topical medications used for psoriasis include anthralin, coal tar, corticosteroids, retinoids, and vitamin D.

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WebMD Medical Reference: "Psoriasis."

National Psoriasis Foundation.

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

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WebMD Medical Reference: "Psoriasis."

National Psoriasis Foundation.

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

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