Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition caused by an overactive immune system. Psoriasis treatments include steroid creams, occlusion, light therapy and oral medications, such as biologics. Recently researchers made an attempt to look for an alternative treatment for psoriasis i.e. homeopathy.
Aim: To compare the efficacy of homeopathy medicinein treatment of psoriasis.
Material and Method: Sample size selected for the present study was 70 patients. Age group selected for current study was patients aged above 15 years. A standardized questionnaire was prepared. Details regarding complaints severity, health-related quality of life (QoL), medical history, consultations, all treatments, and use of otherhealth services were recorded.
Result: Of the 70 patients 42 were females i.e. 60% and 28 were males i.e. 40%. Numbers of females were more in this study. 60% patients knew that homeopathy treatment will them. 64.2% patients tried allopathic treatment earlier, 25.7% underwent surgery i.e. 25.7% and only 7 patients said they were taking homeopathy treatment i.e. 10% cases.
Conclusion: Homeopathy can be used for treatment for psoriasis. Improved in symptoms and QoL was observed.