- Broadband ultraviolet B
- Narrowband ultraviolet B
- Psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA)
- Excimer laser or lamp
This treatment is for patients with moderate to severe disease in whom topicals alone do not show any effectiveness. In this treatment, oral or injected drugs will be prescribed by doctors. However, severe side effects can be felt. People who are planning to get pregnant and are breastfeeding are recommended to ask their doctors first to know the kind of medication that suits their situation.
Under this are two types of systemic treatment – biological and non-biological.
Biological. These are medications usually given as injections.
Non-biological. These are oral medications given as tablets or capsules.
- Retinoids like acitretin
Home remedies and treatments of psoriasis can be done at the same time to achieve better results in a shorter period of time. The combination of these remedies and treatments are difficult to determine because psoriasis varies in its severity, and the skin type of the person is also a factor.
Psoriasis is a skin disease where skin cells pile up. Even though this disease has no cure, there are different home remedies and treatments of psoriasis that can be done to help reduce the symptoms and curb flare-ups.
For some cases, a combination of treatments is more effective in treating psoriasis. However, it is difficult to determine the right combination of home remedies and treatment of psoriasis that will be effective on the patient. It’s important to consult your doctor first about the most suitable remedy and treatment for you.
Learn more about Psoriasis here.