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Patient's Guide to Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition that can cause discomfort, pain and emotional stress. We have put together this Guide to address this condition and answer some of the questions you may have about psoriasis, and how you can find relief.

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Psoriasis Content

Psoriasis Basics

Psoriasis Skin Care

Medical Treatment

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Treatments

Topical Treatment

Topical psoriasis treatment includes:

Oral Treatment


By Type of Psoriasis

Other Treatments


Psoriasis Articles

  • All That Scales Is Not Flaky - Is It Psoriasis?
    Scaling, often painful, is called psoriasis, and while it may cause anxiety or nervous conditions, it is not triggered by these circumstances. It can manifest in a variety of ways, all of which can be extremely frustrating...

  • Living with Psoriasis
    You can have psoriasis at any age. It usually begins with scaly red patches appearing on the scalp, knees and elbows. The diagnosis is usually straightforward, however cutting out a small piece of skin and examining it under the microscope (a biopsy) can be helpful in difficult cases...

  • The Sun and Psoriasis
    Many people who suffer from psoriasis dread the summer months because they don't want to reveal any more of their skin than they absolutely have to...

  • Learning about Psoriasis
    t is important to get the correct diagnosis and to keep up to date on new treatments that become available...

  • Treating Psoriasis Vulgaris
    If you have psoriasis or suspect that you do, it is important to see a physician to get appropriate treatment options for your specific condition and situation...

Read our collection of articles on: Psoriasis