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Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

Nail Psoriasis Treatment

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At present, psoriasis of the nails does not have a cure. The goal of treatment is to improve the function and appearance of the nails. If the nails have a fungal infection, a doctor will prescribe an antifungal medication.

Home Remedies for Nail Psoriasis

There are no home remedies to cure nail psoriasis. In areas where the nail has loosened, gently trim the nail back to the skin where it is connected. This will allow medications to work better. All nail care must be very gentle. Vigorous nail care can cause psoriasis to flare. Attempt to avoid injuring the nails so that the nail doesn't loosen more and so that the area doesn't become infected.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/8/2015

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