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What Is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation (pain, swelling, heat, and redness). Skin cells grow deep in the skin and slowly rise to the surface. This process is called cell turnover, and it takes about a month. With psoriasis, it can happen in just a few days because the cells rise too fast and pile up on the surface.
Most psoriasis causes patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. These patches can itch or feel sore. They are often found on the elbows, knees, other parts of the legs, scalp, lower back, face, palms, and soles of the feet. But they can show up other places such as fingernails, toenails, genitals, and inside the mouth.
- Who gets Psoriasis?
- What causes Psoriasis?
- How is Psoriasis diagnosed?
- How is Psoriasis treated?
Who Gets Psoriasis?
Anyone can get psoriasis, but it occurs more often in adults. In many cases, there is a family history of psoriasis. Certain genes have been linked to the disease. Men and women get psoriasis at about the same rate.
What Causes Psoriasis?
Psoriasis begins in the immune system, mainly with a type of white blood cell called a T cell. T cells help protect the body against infection and disease. With psoriasis, T cells are put into action by mistake. They become so active that they set off other immune responses. This leads to swelling and fast turnover of skin cells. People with psoriasis may notice that sometimes the skin gets better and sometimes it gets worse. Things that can cause the skin to get worse include:
- Changes in weather that dry the skin
- Certain medicines.
How Is Psoriasis Diagnosed?
Psoriasis can be hard to diagnose because it can look like other skin diseases. The doctor might need to look at a small skin sample under a microscope.For appointments call 9004839333.Clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.
How Is Psoriasis Treated?
Treatment depends on:
- How serious the disease is
- The size of the psoriasis patches
- The type of psoriasis
- How the patient reacts to certain treatments
I am a 48 years old woman and find that I am getting a lot of pimples and facial hair. Kindly help me with a solution for this. The pimples are painful and the facial hair is increasing by the day!
I am 20 year old male and I have problem that my hair's are becoming white. Give me a suggestion to solve this problem.
Doctor, Having pigmentation on both cheeks and little on the nose tried every possible remedy but nothing works kindly suggest.
I have alot of pimples in my face. There's also some black marks .How can I remove those things from my face?
My husband has acute dandruff problem, on head beard, shoulder, behind ears and chest, I too have dandruff and lot of hair fall, what should we do. We have tried many dandruff shampoo including Nizral.
Gud evening sir my problem related to hair fall. One month before I have used castor oil mix with coconut oil luke warm massage on hair and scalp and remained for two days. After two days when I have washed the hair .so many hair is falling and till now hair falling is continuous. Please consult to me. My hair is already so thin and silky. I have so many tension. Please consult me. Thanx Regard Monika.
I am having pimples. How can I control them? I have oily skin and sweating is more. Sir / mam help me solving this problem?
I am 35 years old female and my hair color started to become Grey. I applied L'Oreal colour three or four times but it creates itching which is not tolerated. Itching remain for 15days. How can I prevent Grey hair and itching.
Now send tanning straight home this summer with a few easy home remedies:
- Egg whites and honey are just excellent to get rid of that tan
- Fuller earth(Multani Mitti) and rose water is a quick and easy way to cleanse the skin
- Potato juice with lemon works as a perfect de-tan pack
- Easily available Aloe Vera gel is another good option for a damaged or tanned skin
- Gram Flour paste on the affected area for 20 minutes and twice a week does wonder for a tanned skin
So, go on and enjoy the sun without being worried about your skin being damaged.
It is known that lifestyle factors such as smoking and obesity may affect psoriasis severity. Furthermore, addressing risk factors might also contribute to better treatment responses to systemic medication. In a recent trial, overweight patients with psoriasis randomized to a hypocaloric diet achieved significant weight loss after 16 weeks and a higher mean Psoriasis Area and Severity Index change compared with the group with a normal diet. The data from the Psocare study in Italy showed that patients with psoriasis with lower body mass index responded better to systemic therapy than obese patients. These results suggest that lifestyle changes could lead to a better control of psoriasis and also a better response to systemic antipsoriatic therapy.
So much pimple is appearing in his face. His skin is oily. And he is about 42 years old. How to remove pimples.?
My lips are getting noticeably darker. I do not smoke. Why does it get dark so much? What can I do to lighten the lips?
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