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I have Psoriasis arthritis longer then 10 years. Using

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I have Psoriasis arthritis longer then 10 years. Using dimethylfumurate (Psorino) and topical for the spots mainly on the stomach and back. Pain is coming up. Tablets does not seem to help anymore. I am allergic to NSAID
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 11 months ago.

Hi and welcome.

Which painkillers you have already tried?

How long are you suffering from psoriatic arthritis?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
longer then 10 years
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Don't have much choice because of the allergy
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Cant take NSAID
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have these spots
mainly on the stomach area and back and upper arm
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
scaling on the scalp
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi , this is Prya
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
now using Psorinovo and Clobex Shampoo and some Paracetamol for the pain
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for reply,

As you are allergic to NSAIDS, the first line agent for you is paracetamol which you are already taking but still having pain. The next choice you have is opiods that is codein, tramadol etc (available only by prescription). Other remedy for your pain is a nerve block that is nerves that are causing pain are blocked by injecting local anesthetic. I would suggest you to visit a pain physician, he can examine you and can prescribe opiods pain killer and can offer you nerve block for pain relief for longer duration. You have to follow up with your dermatologist for psoriatic medications.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 11 months ago.

Let me know if you have further questions.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 11 months ago.

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