Sep 9, 2006
Hello, My son has been affected with Aids since 1997. He is doing well on the meds he takes. He takes a drug to build immune system. My question is; My sister has severe psoriasis and has been annemic all her life. Why can't the drug you give to Aids patients for building the immune system work with psoriasis?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
AIDS is caused by a virus. Psoriasis is not. These are two completely different disease processes.
Giving AIDS-related meds to treat psoriasis would be equivalent to pulling you toenails off to treat a toothache.
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