Psoriasis Consulting

Consult a doctor for psoriasis treatment and management.

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About Psoriasis

Learn about psoriasis, an autoimmune disorder that causes red, scaly patches on the skin.

Psoriasis is a autoimmune disorder that causes skim redness, silvery scales, and irritation. Most people with psoriasis have thick, red, defined patches of skin with flaky, silver-white scales. This is also called plaque psoriasis

Psoriasis is common disorder. Anyone can develop it, but it most often begins between ages 15 and 35, or as people get older.

Psoriasis isn't communicable

Psoriasis passes down through families.

Normal skin cells grow deep in the skin and rise to the surface about once a month. When onr has psoriasis, this process takes place in 14 days rather than in 3 to 4 weeks. This results in dead skin cells building up on the skin's surface, forming the collections of scales.

The following factors may trigger an attack of psoriasis or make it harder to treat:

*Infections from bacteria or viruses, including strep throat and upper respiratory infections

*Dry air or dry skin

*Injury to the skin, including cuts, burns, insect bites, and other skin rashes

*Some medicines, including antimalaria drugs, beta-blockers, and lithium


*Too little sunlight

* sunburn

This disorder may be worse in people who have a weak immune system, including people with HIV/AIDS.

Some people with psoriasis also have arthritis . In addition, people with psoriasis have an increased risk of fatty liver disease and cardiovascular disorders, such as heart disease and stroke.

Treatment Options

Explore various treatment options for managing psoriasis.

Discover lifestyle changes that can help improve psoriasis symptoms.

Learn about medications and therapies used to treat psoriasis.

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