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I have psoriasis and some times at night I bleed - what can

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I have psoriasis and some times at night I bleed - what can I do
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I take a lotion called hydromol each morning in the shower. I also bought something called stinky stuff which works on my elbows
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My health is fine The worst area seems to be my bottom
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No I have asthma
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

What are your age and gender?

Does the bleeding occur spontaneously or due to scratching?

Are you on any medications for psoriasis?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Male 52
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
The bleeding occurs sometimes after going to the toilet (anally) or sometimes due to scratching during the night
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

Thanks for the further information.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I take hydromol in the shower. And bettacap scalp- I bought myself a brand called stinky stuff which helps alleviate scraping during the day
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

You may need the following;

1) Steroid cream/lotion for local application.

2) Disease-modifying medications like Methotrexate or cyclosporine.

3) Infliximab.

For anal bleeding, local hydrocortisone cream would be advised. You may also take laxatives.

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Wishing you a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

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Thank you.

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