Topical Treatments For Psoriasis

How To Treat Psoriasis Topically

Psoriasis is a fairly common skin disorder caused by a rapid production of skin cells. These extra cells cling together and build up culminating in excessive scaling, flaking patches of skin.

Living with an undiagnosed skin condition can be frustrating so a visit to your doctor will be the best cause of action in the first instance. They will confirm if your condition is indeed psoriasis. You may also be referred to a dermatologist who specializes in skin problems, to recommend the appropriate treatments and discuss the many alternative topical treatments which are on the market today to help control and improve your condition.

List of topical treatments for psoriasis:

  • Skin Health Hub Skin Conditions Topical Treatments for Psoriasisanthralin (Dritho, Micanol, Psoriatec, Zithranol)
  • betamethasone (Betaderm, Diprolene, Luxiq, Teladar)
  • calcipotriene (Dovonex)
  • calcipotriene/betamethasone (Taclonex, Daivobet)
  • calcitriol (Rocaltrol, Vectical)
  • clobetasol (Clobex, Cormax, Embeline, Temovate)
  • coal tar (Betatar, Cutar, Medotar, Psorent)
  • hydrocortisone (Cortaid, Hytone, Pandel, Synacort)
  • pimecrolimus (Elidel)
  • salicylic acid (Keralyt, Salex, Salitop, Salkera)
  • tacrolimus (Protopic)
  • tazarotene (Avage, Tazorac, Zorac)
  • triamcinolone (Cinalog, Kenalog, Triderm, Zytopic)

In addition to seeing a doctor about your skin problems it is important to understand what life-style factors could be triggering your condition. That is why it is so important to manage your stress levels, eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy weight, get regular exercise, drink plenty of water and get a good night’s sleep.

The truth is, your psoriasis may never go away completely. But the sooner you start using a topical treatment for psoriasis the easier it will be to manage and lessen the occurrence of your psoriasis.

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