Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, scaly skin that may feel painful, swollen, or hot.
What is it?
Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, scaly skin that may feel painful, swollen or hot.
If you have psoriasis, you are more likely to get some other conditions, including:
- Psoriatic arthritis, a condition that causes joint pain and swelling.
- Cardiovascular problems, which affect the heart and blood circulation system.
- High blood pressure.
Some treatments for psoriasis can have serious side effects, so be sure to talk about them with your doctor and keep all your appointments.
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