- Advances in the treatment of psoriasis
- Modern methods
Treatment of psoriasis - a difficult task. The problem is that psoriasis each patient has their own individual characteristics, so treatment should be individualized for each patient. Active participation in the treatment process should take not only a doctor, but the sick. Only in this way can achieve long-term remission.
How to cure psoriasis
There is no patient who heard the diagnosis of psoriasis, I would not wonder about what to do next. What can you advise such patients? First of all, each of psoriasis patients need to know that it should be treated by a dermatologist. But articular form of psoriasis need to be connected to the treatment process is also a rheumatologist. It is best if both the expert will work in the same institution - it will be easier to contact.
In big cities there are centers of psoriasis, doctors whom received advanced training is for psoriasis, so, if possible, it is best to treat it. Treatment Center also has at its disposal the necessary equipment. But the usual dermatologist can also provide expert assistance, choose an individual treatment regimen. The patient may be advised to choose a doctor - a dermatologist, to trust him and follow all his appointment.
How quickly cure psoriasis? Psoriasis Treatment - is a long process and finally get rid of it can not be human. Therefore, the patient, whether he likes it or not, should tune in to long-term treatment.
Effective treatment of psoriasis can be individually matched only by the attending physician, taking into account all the peculiarities of the disease in the patient, concomitant diseases and general health.
Mild to moderate forms of psoriasis are treated as outpatients. Psoriasis treatment is carried out only in the hospital with severe forms of the disease - artropaticheskom
Artropaticheskom - one of the most severe forms of the disease
, Pustular psoriasis
Pustular psoriasis - a severe form of the disease
or erythrodermic psoriasis.
Treatment of this disease - it is very difficult. There are many medications, procedures and treatments, including the use of physical therapy equipment. And because of all this, you need to choose treatments that fit a given patient.
Basic principles of treatment
Current treatment for psoriasis includes assigning pharmacotherapy is preferably carried out using external means. If the disease is not amenable to such treatment, a stationary stage prescribed ultraviolet irradiation using waves of medium length and long.
If the local treatment in combination with physical therapy does not lead to the desired results, as well as severe psoriasis prescribe systemic treatment - drugs administered orally or by injection.
Systemic treatment of psoriasis drug aimed at the suppression mechanisms of the disease. For this purpose, administered glucocorticoid hormones (prednisone, dexamethasone), cytostatics (methotrexate, cyclosporine), and preparations of vitamin A.
Applied and physiotherapy treatments for psoriasis, mainly using ultraviolet light (phototherapy and photochemotherapy).
Patients with psoriasis should be under medical observation. In remission, they must be fully survey to identify possible foci of infection that can provoke exacerbation of psoriasis. All identified disease (chronic tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, tooth decay) should be treated.
External methods for treating psoriasis
Typically, the first step in the treatment of exacerbation of psoriasis patients received ointments, creams or solutions that should be applied to the affected skin. In simple psoriasis is most suitable dosage form such as an ointment, it relieves dryness and soothes the skin, which in itself helps to reduce itching.
The body of the patient over time to acquire resistance (resistance) to any medicinal product. Therefore, an experienced doctor periodically changes its destination, replacing one drug to others.
At the stage of progression of the disease (acute phase) in addition to external funds administered sedative (soothing) facilities inside (valerian tincture, motherwort, sodium bromide, etc.), injection of a solution of calcium gluconate, vitamin B.
Topically to the skin in the area of the lesion is applied emollient ointment such as petrolatum 1-2% boron
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, 2% salicylic ointment. If there is no improvement, the prescribed ointments, creams, lotions, containing glucocorticoid hormones and agents containing activated zinc pyrithione.
In the stationary phase (when the disease progression is suspended) used keratolytic ointment (2-3% salicylic, 3-5% boric-Naftalan) and gradually include anti-inflammatory agents and permitting - 5-10% tar-Naftalan ointment.
Under resolution appoint 10-20% tar-Naftalan ointment to small areas of the skin can be used 30-50% coal tar ointment. They are also used ointments containing synthetic analogs of vitamin D3 (Psorkutan etc.) - The perfect remedy for psoriasis. Ointment Psorkutan - a modern non-hormonal treatment of psoriasis, it is used for the topical treatment of psoriasis, it is used for a long time, and a half - two months.
If the disease is treatable with difficulty, we recommend non-specific stimulation therapy, for example, the introduction of an aloe extract
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, FIBS torfota or intramuscularly.
Systemic treatment of psoriasis
Systemic treatment of psoriasis in a progressing stage is assigned with the ineffectiveness of external agents, while attaching defeat least one fifth of the body, as well as severe forms of psoriasis. The structure of the system of treatment includes prescriptions:
- reduce inflammation, edema, and symptoms of intoxication (calcium gluconate, sodium thiosulfate, gemodez);
- improves blood circulation (trental, heparin);
- inhibits the rapid multiplication and maturation of skin cells; to this end assigned different groups of drugs: cytostatics (methotrexate), synthetic analogs of vitamin A (acitretin), glucocorticoid hormones.
In most cases, complex treatment of psoriasis with the use of external agents, drugs for systemic effects and effects of physiotherapy methods leads to the suppression of the process, and psoriasis goes into remission. Is it possible to quick treatment of psoriasis? On this count is not necessary.