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Prescript and OTC Regimen Working for Him
I'm Geoff from the
I moved to the
I currently use
Dovonex, with which I seem to have about the same success as everyone else
on the site, but I'm getting good results actually also applying Vaseline
with aloe vera and cucumber 3 times a day.
I use coal tar shampoo twice a week and also Pantene Pro V
anti-dandruff (that was a tip from a friend).
So in general my psoriasis is fairly much under control, certainly
no flakes but some raised and red skin. I've
recently been getting arthritis in my fingers which is related to the
Anyway I have
also recently been diagnosed with a BCC skin cancer on my scalp, which is
coming off in a few weeks. I
suspect it's linked to the coal tar shampoo?
Response: Thanks for this,
Geoff. Sounds like you’ve
found the right combination of prescription and over-the-counter
palliatives to keep your P manageable.
For most of us, that’s nine-tenths of the battle.
No doubt there will be some readers highlighting some of the stuff
you’re using and seeking it out on their own.
And I hope you
have the same luck finding a regimen to thwart your PA if, indeed,
that’s what’s attacking the joints in your fingers.
Is the skin
cancer on your scalp associated with the long-term use of coal tar
shampoo? Well, if you lived in
Anyway, Geoff, if you never use the coal tar shampoos again I have a feeling you — perhaps more than most flakers — will find an effective alternative. When you do, will you share that with us, too? Thanks! -Ed