Common "Psoriasis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes red and itchy patches due to building up of cells on the surface of the skin. The symptoms include red, thick, and scaly skin, dry and cracked skin, itching and burning sensation, and stiff joints.

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What is the ayurveda treatment for psoriasis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have joint eczema for the past seven to eight years in both knee, the lower portion of leg and back of hand joints. My doctor says that it is psoriasis. Please clarify.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Psoriasis is a non-infectious and inflammatory disease of the skin. Sometimes, the reason is unknown. As you have had psoriasis for the past 7 to 8 years, it has come to a chronic state. So, I recommend you to go for panchakarma therapy. Pan...  Read Full »

I am taking ayurvedic medicines for psoriasis, and I have swelling in my legs. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with psoriasis 15 years ago, I am undergoing treatment. Medications are Patoladi Kashayam before food in the morning, Khadiraristam two and half tablespoon two times, and two Atrisor tablets with it. I also take two Manjishtadi tablets twice a day with Dhanthapala oil ...  Read Full »

Dr. Farzana Roshan. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the pictures (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Psoriasis lesions look like it is healing gradually, so no need to worry and you are on the right medications. If you have swelling all over the ankles and legs, it may be edema...  Read Full »

I have rashes almost in every region of my upper body. Is this eczema or psoriasis?

Query: Hello doctor, It has started as a rash and is now spreading almost to every region of my upper body. I went to emergency room (ER) first time, and the doctor thought it could be eczema and then my general practitioner (GP) thought it could be psoriasis. I have no medical conditions, and neither is a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are some crusted follicular and few non follicular papules visible along with scaling. So it seems like psoriatic lesions. Treatment plan include 1. Apply Vasu Cutisora oil externally ...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing scalp psoriasis for the last four years. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from scalp psoriasis for the last four years. I took allopathy and homeopathy treatments. I am now taking Ayurveda medicine, Saptamrit Lauh tablets, and Drakshasava syrup for three months, but no significant change has been observed. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Ganesh Prabhu. A

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you consult a specialist and take the following medications with their consent. Mix Nalpamaradi tailam, Marichadi tailam, and Durvadi tailam equally and apply one spoon at a time to the scalp twice, morning and night. Take Aragwadharishtam 2 spoons at night a...  Read Full »

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