Psoriasis Conditions

Psoriasis: Complications and Other Conditions

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Psoriasis is a skin condition caused by a problem with your immune system. For reasons that researchers don't fully understand, the immune system misfires and your skin cells multiply faster than...

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What can be done to relieve the symptoms of psoriasis?

Take dietary supplements. Dietary supplements may help ease psoriasis symptoms from the inside. ...

Prevent dry skin. Use a humidifier to keep the air in your home or office moist. ...

Avoid fragrances. ...

Eat healthfully. ...

Soak your body. ...

Get some rays. ...

Reduce stress. ...

Avoid alcohol. ...

Try turmeric. ...

Stop smoking. ...

10 Ways to Treat Psoriasis at Home www.healthline.com/health/psoriasis/treat-symptoms-home

What causes psoriasis, exactly?

The cause of psoriasis isn't fully understood, but it's thought to be related to an immune system problem with T cells and other white blood cells, called neutrophils, in your body. T cells normally travel through the body to defend against foreign substances, such as viruses or bacteria.

Psoriasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355840

What does psoriasis feel like?

Plaque Psoriasis. This is the most common type. Patches of skin are red, raised and have silvery-white flakes, called scales. They usually show up on your scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. They may crack and bleed and they feel sore and itchy.

Pictures of Plaque Psoriasis, Pustular Psoriasis, and ... www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/ss/types-of-psoriasis

What are some symptoms of psoriasis?

The most common symptoms of plaque psoriasis include: red, raised, inflamed patches of skin. whitish-silver scales or plaques on the red patches. dry skin that may crack and bleed. soreness around patches. itching and burning sensations around patches.

Psoriasis: Causes, Triggers, Treatment, and More - Healthline www.healthline.com/health/psoriasis

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