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Mouth psoriasis

Mouth psoriasis: Introduction

Mouth psoriasis: 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 can occur on the mucous membranes of the mouth but it is not as common as occurrence on the skin. Lesions in the mouth are usually accompanied by lesions on other parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mouth psoriasis is available below.

Symptoms of Mouth psoriasis

Treatments for Mouth psoriasis

  • 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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Mouth psoriasis: Complications

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Causes of Mouth psoriasis

  • 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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Mouth psoriasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Mouth psoriasis

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