Psoriasis is a common skin condition that can affect anyone, although it’s more common in people between the ages of 15 and 35. Psoriasis can occur on the scalp, nails and joints. There are five types of Psoriasis namely Plaque Psoriasis, Guttate Psoriasis, Inverse Psoriasis, Pustular Psoriasis and Erythrodermic Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic condition and some of its signs include red, dry and itchy skin.
HOW IS PSORIASIS DIAGNOSED?
A good Dermatologist should be able to diagnose the condition through a visual examination. In order to be sure that it is only Psoriasis and not any other skin ailment, the doctor might get a biopsy done.
HOW IS PSORIASIS TREATED?
The treatment of Psoriasis involves medication and creams and ointments for the skin. Often, the doctor may recommend therapies to relieve the symptoms.