[rescue] Perverse Question - psoriasis on the scalp

Chris Magnus Hedemark chris at yonderway.com
Tue Jun 10 21:21:19 CDT 2003

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On Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at 05:50 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> BTW, the mainstream solutions SUCK, they typically involve applying a
> medicated lotion/shampoo and letting it soak on your scalp for up to 20
> minutes before you rinse it off... That can make for a very long
> shower!

I had a lot of doctors recommend products that never worked.  I get 
psoriasis flare-ups often, especially on the legs & scalp.  On the 
legs, Tegrin does a good job.  On the scalp, the only over the counter 
shampoo that works for me is T/Gel.  You don't need to let it sit for 
20 minutes but two applications per shower does seem to work better 
than one.  Give it a few days to work on your scalp before you pass 
judgement on it.  They have many different varieties, and I'm not sure 
off the top of my head which one it is that I use, but it is a really 
dark amber color (which sets it apart from their other products, I 
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