Treatment of psoriasis on the head

Psoriasis is a noncommunicable disease and has chronic form. The disease is of a character that is recurring and affects mostly the skin. Psoriasis of the scalp is a very common type of the disease. When red spots appear with a scaly film on the surface of the placed on the scalp. The patient feels itching and the transfers of the inflammatory process.

nappy psoriasis of the scalp

Causes of psoriasis

The cause of the disease, which is considered to be interruption of the normal flow of the exchange. Psoriasis is the result of an incorrect perception of our body to external factors, due to which the skin cells divide much faster than it should. Reliable causes of disease had not yet been established. There are several versions. However, the conditional causes of psoriasis are divided into two main groups:

Hereditary theory

The wrong functioning of the immune system, which is transmitted via heritable genetic lines do not show up to 25 years). The other type of the disease, which is manifested only in the 37 - 40 years and more. This type of psoriasis often affects joints and nails, rarely skin with the hair.

The immune theory

This theory says that psoriasis can take place only due to improper work of immune system, which is provoked by third-party factors:

  • the use of alcohol;
  • experienced stress;
  • wet and cold climate;
  • irrational nutrition;
  • infection.

The disease can affect internal organs and tissue, causing the psoriatic arthritis.

It has been proven that alcohol in any form worsens the disease and can cause deterioration.

Form of the illness

The emergence of the disease, you can see in the photo, the type and extent depend on the phase. There are two main forms of disease:

  1. Easy. On the head are a minor irritation, covered with scales;
  2. Heavy. The scalp is affected completely, the plates are bigger and thicker.
the immune theory

Photo of the initial stages of psoriasis on the head.

Stages of psoriasis of the head

The disease is usually divided into the following phases:

  1. Gradually. There are new characters, the old irritation, moving on (the emergence of Kebnera).
  2. In the stationary. A new irritation is not observed, the old will not go away.
  3. Regressive. The rash gradually disappear, and in their place are sometimes traces of pigment.

The disease depends on the time of year is the summer form, during the season, and the sharper the fall.

Symptoms of psoriasis of the skin

The first sign of psoriasis on the head - a distinctive rash. First, these papules pink colour, they can be round and covered with scales. the papule gradually increased in comes from the panel.

Progressive symptoms of psoriasis with the head:

  1. In the beginning of the lesions had no clinical signs of invisible. Patients do not notice changes.
  2. Followed by a slight exfoliation, which accompanied by irritation and itching.
  3. All the process is intensified, becomes a strong itch, irritation clearly showing.
  4. The washing of hair causes damage to the skin, wounds and abrasions.
  5. The skin becomes coarse, the large scaly plates on the head, a plate in the ears.
  6. Then begins the separation of epithelial cells and loss of hair, white.
  7. Over time the panels become larger, thicker, and look like white flakes, bumps appear on the head.
  8. The skin becomes rough, hurt her very easily.
  9. There are more serious signs: flaking of the panels with the emergence of gray scales which cover the head entirely (the hairy part).
  10. The last stage of production a defeat for the hair line.

The diagnosis of psoriasis of the scalp

signs of psoriasis

Timely and proper treatment of psoriasis on the scalp you need to put the correct diagnosis.

The initial diagnosis

The diagnosis is made on the complaint of the man on the scaling, itching and inflammation. The doctor review the patient to determine the presence of signs of psoriasis (plaque on the head, in the hair, inflammation etc).

Specific symptoms

Symptom of stearic pages: lamination of the skin papules eat gives a whitish colour, stearic plates can fall away.

The phenomenon of terminal film: the removal of the skin papules leave in its place a shiny red surface.

A symptom of the Austrians (otherwise known as a symptom of the blood dew): bleeding in the form of small dots. If the combo papules (after development, of stearin spot, or sign the second connector of the movie), is the site of the bleeding.

The emergence of Kebnera: characteristic rashes occur after approximately 10-15 days after the beginning of the disease.

Voronov symptom: irritation transferred to the stage turns upside down, their range is displayed on the plot is light skin in the form of dots.

How and what to treat psoriasis that occurs on the head

Fight psoriasis of the scalp area of the head, you can use the following events:

  • together therapy types;
  • treatment with the use of local resources;
  • physical therapy and healing baths;
  • treatment in a sanatorium.

General medicine

Drugs for the treatment of the scalp:

  • Tranquilizers;
  • gemodez (introduced by instillation);
  • allergen preparations;
  • corticosteroids;
  • antihistaminic drug;
  • cytostatics;
  • pirogenal, ATP or aloe;
  • aromatic retinoids various vitamins and their complexes;
  • immunomodulator medications: dekaris, leakadin. You can also methyluracil, spleen and taktivin;

Use in the treatment of corticosteroids or cytotoxic medicinal products shall be performed in severe forms of the disease. For the use of antibiotics to fight psoriasis of the scalp only in the presence of infection on the skin.

Caution! The inappropriate use of these drugs may worsen the course of illness.

therapy in the treatment of psoriasis

Drugs for the treatment of psoriasis scalp


As the drugs from hitting the surface of the scalp, used: keratoplastic means, for example, Ichthyol or an ointment of sulphur and tar, in addition, the use and Naftalan and salicylic ointment; glucocorticoid mixtures used in the worse form of psoriasis. A very good way to treat the disease, which is Solkoderm. Drug created on the basis of concentrates of different acids. Solkoderm looks like the solution used for inflamed areas.

Psychotropic medications

For the treatment of psoriasis of the head with the help of these medications, it is of course impossible, but it is for use as a stimulant of the mind can be:

  • reduce irritability, depressed mood, social anxiety;
  • increases tolerance to stressful situations;
  • to reduce the impact of stress on the progression of the disease;
  • the restoration of the sleep;
  • reduces itching (works in drugs with antihistaminic effect).

The use of these drugs is dangerous, there is a risk of deteriorating, and to transfer them in a new direction, impossible to control with current methods of treatment. In particular, it relates to the use of the funds serotonergic antidepressants (fluoxetine, or equivalent, paroxetine). Antipsychotics catalyze the production of the hormone responsible for the growth of tissue and prolactin in the plasma. These factors together worsen the patient's condition and that the psoriasis scalp to progress.

Shampoos as a way to fight against psoriasis of the scalp

For the treatment of psoriasis shampoo one, of course, will not work, but use them as additions to total integrated therapy is highly recommended.

Folk cure for psoriasis on head

folk remedies in the treatment of psoriasis on the head

use traditional methods to treat psoriasis scalp is only after medical examination. We use methods such as hydrotherapy (the process when the fish eat the psoriatic plaques). But to apply such a treatment option for people who have psoriatic crown impossible.

For them, there are numerous traditional medicine. Of course, not all doctors approve of such methods of influence on the disease, but experienced doctors approve of any means that can ease the psoriasis. The most important process in the treatment of diseases of the peeling scales. It is also necessary to moisturize the affected skin, and thus reduce the inflammatory process.

Ointment psoriasis on the skin

Prepare the cream can be from a simple soap-based tar. If you want to do this, do the following:

  1. Take two tablespoons of grated soap and mix with equal quantity of grated garlic.
  2. Pour the mixture resulting with a glass of water.
  3. Boil the resulting solution on the stove.
  4. When the water evaporates and the consistency becomes similar to the grease, turn off the heat.
  5. After the tool has cooled down, lubricate them inflamed areas of the skin.
If not garlic, in the preparation of creams and one soap.

Soda bath

For psoriasis treatment scalp that the use of fish guest (scales, young fish and fish oil). But there is another way:

  1. Type in a tub of water (temperature from 40 degrees C).
  2. Pour in the water box of baking soda.
  3. Then take a bath.
  4. Tilt the head back, so that the affected skin was in the water.
  5. Sit back, is a procedure that lasts approximately one hour.

Take a bath in the evening, spending more than three sessions in a row is not recommended. After waking up, lubricate the inflamed area, a 9% solution of vinegar, half diluted with boiled water.

Very desirable, after drying the vinegar gently smear the skin with oil. Apply with a cotton cloth. Carry out procedure up to 2 times, the third time need to handle the skin with the juice of celandine.

Salicylic oil from psoriasis of the head

The oil prepared from the following components:

  • the oil itself;
  • to use (a pad of cotton wool);
  • a comb with large teeth.

Comb the hair so that the forehead and the back formed in the middle and along the perimeter of the used oil. Used quickly and at the same time gentle movements. Further, in the vicinity of the first not the second part.

Just better to do 6 - 7 partings. Oil is dispersed throughout the head, you need to do a light massage (2 - 3 minutes). Put on hair cap for swimming, after an hour of wearing wash your head with soap.

Preparation of salicylic oil.

  1. "Any vegetable oil and the salicylic acid in the form of crystals.
  2. Pour into a bowl 100 ml oil and add to the acid.
  3. Mix the content.
It is very important to thoroughly mix the grease!

Packages for chicory

packages for chicory

The infusion of chicory can be made of these parts:

  • 2 tablespoons of chicory roots.
  • Roots pour a glass of boiling water.
  • Waited for 15 minutes.
  • Filter the infusion when it cools.

Wetted swabs or gauze pieces in the solution for half an hour and apply on the affected skin. Carry out the procedure for a week or two in a row.

Important! Self-treatment is dangerous for your health! To get the benefits of traditional medicine, consult first with your doctor.