How to Treat Psoriasis

Treatment for Psoriasis

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Psoriasis is a condition that affects your skin Sometimes pus-filled blisters form. Most of the time, the skin on the elbows and knees is affected. This disease occurs anywhere on the body, including the mouth, scalp, fingernails, and even the skin over the joints. It appears between the ages of 16 and 35. For every skin-related issue consulting with a skin specialist will bring you good remedies.

Types of Psoriasis

The main types of Psoriasis are as follows :-

Inverse psoriasis

This form appears as smooth, dry areas of skin that are red and inflamed but do not have the scaling associated.

Plaque psoriasis

Guttate small, red spots on the skin. About 70 to 80% of people develop psoriasis, which appears as patches of raised, reddish skin covered by a silvery-white scale. Pustular White pustules surrounded by red skin.

Nail Psoriasis 

Can affect toenails and fingernails. It usually appears as in the nails and the nails may change to yellowish color and become thick or crumble easily. They may also be surrounded by inflammation. In some cases, the nail may break.

Causes of Psoriasis

  • Problem with immune system
  • Genetics
  • Psoriasis triggers

Treatment of Psoriasis

Light Therapy

Also known as phototherapy, light therapy involves exposing the skin to sun and source of ultraviolet light to ease the symptoms.

Topical Treatments

To control psoriasis itchiness, the dermatologist may prescribe various ointments Systemic Drugs. In case psoriasis is spread across the body and normal to severe, the doctor may prescribe a systemic drug that affects the entire body. that is prescribed in case of diseases contain vitamin A, methotrexate, and azathioprine.

Biological Treatments

Biologics target is a part of the immune system and works by targeting the causes the symptoms.

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