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11 Jul 2005

psoriasis sufferer
I think I have psoriasis. I've never had it before, although my two nephews have had it in their lives.
It started on my legs for the last year, but now it's spreading to my abdomen, and even on my ears too! It's flaky, dry patches, and it itches constantly!! My doctor initially thought it was a winter-related skin disorder, and gave me Cortisone-based cream, which isn't working!! It still itches, and it's spreading like wild fire!
Can you perhaps give any proper treatment for it?
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

B_B, it sounds like it might be psoriasis, but i can’t say for sure from this side of the screen. What I can do is send you something I wrote on psoriasis so that you can maybe figure it out by yourself. The other option would of course be to see a dermatologist and have a proper diagnosis made. Good luck.
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