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I have large patches of psoraiasis on my lower legs which

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Hi i have large patches of psoraiasis on my lower legs which have gotten worse lately no cream or lotion seems to work even ones that have been prescribed by my doctor im at my wits end with it
Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Yes a little bit on right leg which is the worst one
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Ii broke that ankle a few years ago i know psoraisis runs in my dads side

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Do you have any pictures of the affected area?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.

have you tried PUVA?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No what is this please

this is a form of light therapy for psoriasis

any dermatologist can prescribe it

but basically you expose the skin to a special type of UV light that doesn't cause any damage but it heals psoriasis

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Do you have this done in the dermatoligists or is it something can be done at home

you can do it at home

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
But i have to go to a dermatoligist to prescribe it do i ?

yes

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok thank you for your help

welcome :)

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