Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Introduction
Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaling and inflammation of the skin which can occur on virtually any part of the body. Psoriasis on the trunk and limbs is quite common and large areas of skin involvement may require systemic treatment.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Psoriasis on trunk and limbs is available below.
Symptoms of Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
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symptoms of Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
Treatments for Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
- Not all of the treatments listed below are suitable or recommended for psoriasis in particular locations of the body. The list below is a general list for treatment for psoriasis as psoriasis can occur on multiple parts of the body at any one time
- Topical skin care
- Topical corticosteroids (Diprolene®, Temovate®, Ultravate®, or Psorcon®)
- Vitamin D3
- Calcipotriene (Dovonex®)
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Psoriasis on trunk and limbs:
- Allergies -- Related Home Tests
Wrongly Diagnosed with Psoriasis on trunk and limbs?
Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Complications
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Causes of Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
- These are general causes which may be factors in psoriasis on any part of the body
- Genetic predisposition
- Factors that may aggravate psoriasis include stress, excessive alcohol consumption, and smoking
- Withdrawal of systemic steroids
- Drugs, including salicylates, iodine, lithium, phenylbutazone, oxyphenbutazone, trazodone, penicillin, hydroxychloroquine, calcipotriol, interferon-alpha, and recombinant interferon-beta injection
- more causes...»
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causes of Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
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Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Psoriasis on trunk and limbs
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut.
This...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes....read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of
celiac...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma...read more »
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Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Skin Health Specialists (Dermatology):
- Lung Health Specialists (Pulmonologist):
- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
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Psoriasis on trunk and limbs: Rare Types
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