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Psoriasis is a chronic disease of the skin which affects over 5 million people in the United States. Typical characteristics of psoriasis include dry, red patches of skin and inflammation. Psoriasis is not contagious and may be inherited. (...)
18.08.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis is commonly seen in the 15 to 35 age groups but it can occur at any age including infants. It is rare but babies have been born with psoriasis. It is more common however to see skin conditions that are similar to psoriasis in the young baby. (...)
11.08.2013 · From TheAuthor
There are several types of psoriasis, each type unique in its own way. Doctors look for signs during a physical exam so they are better able to distinguish one type of psoriasis from another. (...)
09.08.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis defined as a chronic skin disorder that commonly affects 1% to 3% of the world’s population. Psoriasis is characterized by periodic flare-ups of red patched covered by a silvery and flakey scale typically on the scalp. (...)
02.08.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis is a skin disorder which is a chronic and recurring condition that varies in severity from minor localized patches to completely covering the body. Psoriasis is a disease which commonly affects the skin and joints and causes red scaly patches to appear. (...)
30.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis can affect skin anywhere on your body. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It plays a very important role in the health of the body. When psoriasis covers large areas of skin, it can lead to infection, fluid loss and also poor blood flow. (...)
29.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Many individuals are curious about what psoriasis is like or what it is? They see someone with it and may be afraid to touch him or her in fear of it being contagious. If you know someone who has psoriasis, perhaps a friend or a family member so learning all you can...
28.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis can be emotionally difficult to handle at any age. Handling the stress and social implications of having psoriasis while a teen can be more than embarrassing it can be social suicide! How can a teen cope with the everyday challenges of being a teen AND those...
27.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
You are very likely to come into contact with someone with psoriasis as you go about your daily life. You may know someone in your family who has psoriasis or someone at work or at school. Your neighbor or friend may have psoriasis. (...)
23.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis is a disorder of the skin that affects over 6 million people in the United States alone. Research has not definitively established what exactly causes psoriasis, but recent studies have indicated that it may be an immune mediated disorder. (...)
23.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Doctors and Dermatologists treat psoriasis with a variety of methods. These methods include diet, oral and topical medications that may or may not include steroids, phototherapy, sun and water therapy, psychological therapy and alternative approaches. (...)
18.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis is a common skin condition which affects over 2% of the population in the United States. Typically featured as patchy, raised, red areas of skin inflammation with scaling, psoriasis often affects the tips of the elbows and knees, the scalp, navel, and around...
18.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
Psoriasis is a non-contagious, lifelong skin disease. As many as 7 million Americans have some form of psoriasis. The most common form is called plaque psoriasis appears as raised, red patches or lesions covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells called...
17.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
When patients have psoriasis that does not respond to topical medications alone or have lesions that are too extensive for topical treatment, phototherapy becomes an option. During phototherapy, the patient’s skin or just the lesions are exposed to ultraviolet...
13.07.2013 · From TheAuthor
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