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Whats a good home remedy for psoriasis.

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Whats a good home remedy for psoriasis.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 1 year ago.
Hello,

Thank you for your question. My name isXXXXX and I will do my best to provide a useful input.

Which parts of the body are affected by the problem and how long have you had Psoriasis?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I have it on my scalp and had it for about 20 yrs.

Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the information. As far as an over the counter regimen goes for Scalp Psoriasis here is what I find most effective:

Psoriatrax 5% Coal Tar shampoo + Nizoral-AD shampoo: Mix in equal proportion and lather onto the scalp. Leave on for 5 minutes and then rinse off. Do this every alternate day. On the off days use a regular shampoo like Dove.

Mg 217 Psoriasis lotion: Apply once at night before sleeping and then wash off in the morning. Use daily for 6 weeks and then 2-3 times a week for 3 months.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid capsules: one morning and evening for 3 months. Thereafter take one a day on a daily basis as a supplement.

Tablet Claritin 10 mg taken SOS for any scalp itching if that bothers you at any point.

No hair oil application

NOTE: All of the above are available without a prescription on www.amazon.com

Please feel free to ask if you have any queries. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.
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