Is there a cure for PRP?


Can PRP be cured? GREAT topic to ponder. The consensus among dermatologists is that there is NO CURE for pityriasis rubra pilaris.

The consensus among dermatologists is that there is NO CURE for pityriasis rubra pilaris.

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a CURE usually refers to a complete restoration of health, while TREATMENT refers to a process that leads to an improvement in health, but may not include the complete elimination of disease. 

The consensus among dermatologists is that there is NO CURE for pityriasis rubra pilaris. That’s 

What’s missing is the medical definition of the word CURE that patients and healthcare professionals can agree upon.

Here are some thoughts to ponder:

Does remission mean that the PRP patient is cured?

  • What is the “official” definition of remission?
  • For those who say that PRP will run its course, does the end of the journey represent a cure?

It has been said that the most effective treatment of PRP is 
“a tincture of time and a pinch of hope.”

WHAT DO YOU THINK?