Grease stained clothes

Posted Sat 24 Mar 2012 10.19pm by Mwebster
Some times depressed

I use various topical applications on my psoriasis. Until recently (when Leo Pharma discontinued it) I mainly used Dovonex cream. Now I have to use the ointment and I can't get the stains out of my clothes. Do others have the same problem, and more to the point - have you found a way to get the stains out easily? Thanks ....

1 Posted Mon 2 Apr 2012 2.26pm by mand82 (edited Mon 21 Jul 2014 1.09pm by mand82)
Currently suffering from Bad psoriasis for the first time

Ive never had trouble gettig out the stains in clothes I use "simply" washing powder and it has always gotten the stains out aswell as the blood

Posted Wed 4 Apr 2012 1.07pm by sjones
suffered for many years but well under control for last 2 years. I find info from your association very useful and am a member.

I apply the ointment thinly on affected areas as soon as i get up and wear dressing gown while having breakfast - the ointment has absopbed by the time I get dressed for work and no problem with staining. When I return from work or before retiring I usually shower and again apply a thin layer of ointment and wear dressing gown for 30 min or so before changing. Washing of dressing gown weekly in a hot wash removes all traces of ointment.

Posted Wed 9 Oct 2013 2.32pm by Maddi (edited Mon 21 Jul 2014 1.09pm by denisza)
I have had plaque psoriasis for over 12 years

Hi there, I've also experienced this problem but with Dovobet ointment. I was told by my doctor that the active ingredients in steroid creams gets destroyed by sunlight so I only ever bother using the creams at night anyway, but this has lead to most of my bed sheets and pajamas being ruined. I've found that washing the pajamas at 60 and only wearing particular ones when I'm using Dovobet to be the only solutions M x

Posted Sun 18 Jan 2015 1.04pm by tonyw4
both mentally & emotionally

though I use Cetraben cream however I've never had a problem getting grease out of clothes, I still use Persil Tabs, & put my clothes on a 40C wash, must say I do all towels bedding on a 60C wash. just try not to apply the cream to thick.

Posted Sat 30 Jun 2018 9.17am by Mrs x

Hi i know this is an old post but I hope it may be of some use to the original poster or others. I have just discovered Curatoderm lotion (Tacalcitol). It’s a Vitamin D treatment like Dovonex Ointment (Calcipotriol). I’m finding it a perfect alternative to Dovonex Ointment and the discontinued Dovonex cream (Calcipotriol cream). It’s not greasy like an ointment, it is like applying a normal body lotion. The other advantage is that it is only applied once a day rather than twice a day like Dovonex. I don’t think it is widely used/ known about I researched it myself. My dermatologist said he had no experience of using it but was happy for me to try it. I have seen some improvement to my psoriasis in the 2 weeks I’ve been using it. The other advantage is that you can apply Exorex coal tar lotion an hour or so afterwards and that is absorbed whereas if you try to apply Exorex over the Dovonex Ointment it does not soak through the greasy ointment. Hope this is helpful x

Posted Wed 11 Jul 2018 10.34pm by Guy24

Hmmm have you tried other topical solutions? I've been using this one called DermaER and it's really not greasy at all, non-toxic formula too and it's really doing the trick for the P on my legs. Hope this helps!

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