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Signs You May Have Psoriasis and What to Do About it

What are the symptoms of psoriasis?

If you’ve noticed inflamed, scaly skin on your body and wondered what it is (and what the hell you should do about it) we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that it sounds like you have psoriasis. The good news is that you’re most likely not turning reptilian. OK, the actual good news is that there are tons of treatments available! This is really really good news because probably the worst thing you can do when you have psoriasis is to do nothing and hope it goes away on its own. Actually, that’s not completely true; we’ll get into what the absolute worst thing you can do for psoriasis is in a little bit.

What is psoriasis?

Dr. Joshua Zeichner, MD, explains it in the simplest terms: “Psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system gets angry at the skin, leading to red, scaly plaques.” Usually you’ll see it on elbows and knees but psoriasis can appear anywhere, including the scalp, lower back, nails, and even the genitals.

Read full article: Signs You May Have Psoriasis and What to Do About it | Allure

Read Full Article: Signs You May Have Psoriasis and What to Do About it | Allure

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