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Complementary and Alternative Psoriasis Treatments
There is a wide range of complementary and alternative medicine therapies recommended for psoriasis sufferers. What do these alternative remedies do?

Inverse Psoriasis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Coping
Inverse psoriasis - a painful, itchy red rash - occurs in the folds of your skin, especially if you're overweight. Learn the best treatment options.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Facial Psoriasis
Many people with psoriasis also experience facial psoriasis. This skin condition can be treated using moisturizers, steroids and Protopic.

TNF Alpha Protein Made By White Blood Cells
TNF alpha is a natural compound our bodies use to boost the immune system. It is increased in times of infection, including psoriasis, or when fighting cancer.

Drugs that Worsen Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a common skin condition that changes the life cycle of skin cells. Some drugs can worsen psoriasis and should be avoided in those who have this disease.

Anthralin Cream: The Original Psoriasis Treatment
Anthralin cream is one of the original psoriasis topical medications. But it's still a useful drug, especially in its newest iteration, Psoriatec cream.

Psoriasis Cream Medications
Psoriasis creams can be over-the-counter or prescription. They are generally recommended for patients who have less than 10% body surface area affected with psoriasis.

Dovonex (Caclipotriene)-Psoriasis Medication
Calcipotriene is a vitamin D derivative for treating psoriasis, a common skin condition that changes the life cycle of skin cells.

Are Chinese Herbs Useful for Psoriasis?
Traditional Chinese medicine, including the use of Chinese herbs for psoriasis, is considered an alternative treatment in the West. But for a billion or more Chinese, it's a mainstream treatment option.

Keratolytics for Skin Scales and Flakes
Keratolytics are medications designed to dissolve or loosen skin flakes. Most keratolytics are available over-the-counter, making them ideal for easy, at-home care.

Health Risks Associated With Psoriasis
Psoriasis patients and their doctors need to be aware of the other health risks associated with having psoriasis.

Rashes that Mimic Psoriasis
Other skin diseases besides psoriasis can cause inflammation and scaling of the skin. Your dermatologist can do a skin biopsy to pinpoint the diagnosis.

Psoriasis Coal Tar Treatment Products
Coal tar products have been used for the treatment of psoriasis for more than a century. They are the original anti-inflammatory skin medication.

Treatment Options for Scalp Psoriasis
About half of patients with psoriasis have scalp psoriasis. Learn more about this condition and the scalp psoriasis treatment options that are available.

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Gallery of Psoriasis Photos
Here's our comprehensive gallery of photos of the symptoms and effects of Psoriasis.

How to Conceal Psoriasis - Psoriasis Beauty Tips
Treat and conceal psoriasis with these easy psoriasis beauty tips. Learn how to properly moisturize skin, remove psoriasis plaques and more.

What Causes Psoriasis to Flare?
Psoriasis can flare and improve, sometimes seemingly for no reason. Not all flares can be predicted, but controlling the known triggers is possible.

Psoriasis Treatments for Different Parts of the Body
When it comes to psoriasis, not all body parts are equal. Learn about the different treatment options for psoriasis on various parts of the body.

New Year's Resolutions to Better Manage Your Psoriasis
Managing your psoriasis is a year-long battle, but if you haven't been doing so well, here are six resolutions to better manage your condition this year.

Severe Flare of Psoriasis
Sometimes psoriasis suddenly and dramatically worsen. Such episodes are known as flares.

Best Moisturizer for Psoriasis
Establishing a treatment routine can help get your psoriasis under control. Learn about the best ingredients and the best moisturizer for psoriasis.

Common Symptoms of Psoriasis Explained
Here is some of the most pertinent psoriasis vocabulary a patient and their loved ones should become familiar with. This chronic disease is for life.

The Best OTC Products and Soaps for Psoriasis
Treat your psoriasis with over the counter products. Find the best soap for psoriasis and learn what products and ingredients to avoid.

Psoriatic Arthritis FAQs
Answers to frequently asked questions about psoriatic arthritis.

Nail Problems Associated with Psoriasis
Nail issues can often occur in patients with psoriasis. Learn how psoriasis of the nails is different, and about the treatment options available.

Eczema and Psoriasis: How to Tell Them Apart
Eczema and Psoriasis are common skin conditions and can be difficult to distinguish. It's important to have the right diagnosis for the proper treatment.

Topical Corticosteroids for Psoriasis
Topical corticosteroids come in many strengths and varieties. Learn more about these creams and how they treat psoriasis from Dr. Dean Goodless.

6 Tips for Better Sleep With Psoriasis
Follow these six tips to get a better night's sleep when you have psoriasis and to avoid flare-ups that can occur with nighttime scratching.

Changing Your Diet to Cure Psoriasis
Does diet affect Psoriasis? If so what dietary changes may be beneficial to persons suffering from this disease?

Changing Your Diet to Cure Psoriasis
Does diet affect Psoriasis? If so what dietary changes may be beneficial to persons suffering from this disease? Page 2.

Psoriasis: Finding the Right Skin Disease Doctor
Finding the right doctor to treat complicated and severe cases of psoriasis can make all the difference. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

Inducing Psoriasis by Directly Traumatizing the Skin
Koebnerization is a phenomenon whereby a rash (such as psoriasis) is induced by injuring the skin. Avoiding trauma to the skin can help minimize psoriasis in many people.

Excimer Laser Treatment for Psoriasis
Could laser treatment for psoriasis be the answer to finding relief for those dry, itchy patches? Here's what you should know about excimer laser treatment.

Beginner's Guide to Psoriasis Treatments
Four of the most common types of psoriasis treatments available today.

Beginner's Guide to Psoriasis Treatments
Topical treatments for psoriasis include anything you apply to the skin, such as topical steroids, creams, ointments, sprays, foams, or medicated tapes. Page 2.

Beginner's Guide to Psoriasis Treatments
Ultraviolet light treatment can help improve psoriasis. Page 3.

Beginner's Guide to Psoriasis Treatments
Oral psoriasis medications have been used for decades, and now there are newer options. These pills offer convenience, but some require careful monitoring. Page 4.

Beginner's Guide to Psoriasis Treatments
Most of the newest options to treat psoriasis are injections given to yourself at home or in the doctor’s office. Page 5.

Do You Have Rosacea, Psoriasis or Eczema?
The skin conditions rosacea, psoriasis and eczema all have similar symptoms. This guide can help you determine which of the three you might have.

Eye Problems Related to Psoriasis: When to Seek Help
When you have psoriasis, you're at risk for several problems affecting your eyes, some of which may threaten your sight. Learn when to seek help.

How to Manage Insurance Costs to Treat Your Psoriasis
Managing your psoriasis is hard enough, but paying for treatments doesn't have to be. Learn your options for getting adequate coverage.

Why Alcohol and Psoriasis Aren’t the Best Match
If you have psoriasis, you may have heard you should limit your alcohol consumption. What effect does drinking have on psoriasis? Let’s take a look.

Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
If you notice thick, itchy red patches on your scalp, you might have scalp psoriasis. Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment options.

What is a PASI (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index) Score?
The PASI score or Psoriasis Area and Severity Index is often quoted in clinical trials as a measure of improvement under treatment

Psoriasis - Causes and Triggers
Psoriasis is believed to be tied to genetics. What triggers psoriasis, however, may be known or unknown, depending on the individual.

What Are the Different Types of Pustular Psoriasis?
Pustular psoriasis is a painful skin condition that causes pus-filled blisters. Learn the symptoms and treatments for the three different types.

Treating Psoriasis with Light and Lasers
We are fortunate to have many new and exciting treatments for psoriasis. For many people, however, the tried and true options of psoriasis light and laser treatments still hold the best balance for risk, benefit, and cost.

Treating Psoriasis on Your Hands and Feet
Psoriasis on your hands and feet can be very painful and unattractive. Learn the many treatments you can use to ease your symptoms and heal your skin.

Managing Childhood and Teenage Psoriasis
Learn how to help children and teenagers manage psoriasis at a young age.

Step-by-Step Self-Injection Instructions for Psoriasis
Injecting yourself with medication for psoriasis may seem intimidating or scary, especially at first. Here's how to do it safely and with confidence.

How The Seasons Affect Psoriasis
Did you know that the seasons can have a big impact on your psoriasis? Here's how you can adjust your treatment from season to season.

How Psoriasis Can Affect Your Sex Life
Psoriasis can have an adverse effect on your sex life. Here are some of the sexual symptoms associated with psoriasis, and what you can do about them.

Psoriasis of the Penis (Prevention and Treatment)
Psoriasis affects any body part covered with skin including the genitalia. In these areas, the symptoms, appearance, and treatment of psoriasis may differ that those of other body areas.

Fastest Psoriasis Treatments
While there are many psoriasis treatments, some appear to work much faster than others. For patients for whom time is of the essence, faster treatment may be just the ticket.

Psoriasis: Tame the Itch While Protecting Your Skin
For many people with psoriasis, the itching is the worst symptom. Here are eight ways you can fight the itching without further injuring your skin.

Does Psoriasis Get Better or Worse During Pregnancy?
Although psoriasis has no effect on the reproductive system, the symptoms of this skin condition change both during and after pregnancy.

Psoriasis: An Autoimmune Condition
Psoriasis occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own skin. Learn the possible reasons why this happens, and how it's treated.

Protopic - Elidel - Medications for Psoriasis
Protopic and Elidel are FDA-approved topical medications for the treatment of eczema. They can be used and are sometimes quite useful for treatment of psoriasis.

Over-the-Counter Psoriasis Treatments That May Help
Learn about the many over-the-counter and natural alternative therapies you can use to ease the itch and improve other symptoms of psoriasis.

Psoriasis and Eczema Similarities and Differences
Psoriasis and eczema share the common traits of being chronic, red scaly skin conditions. How are they different?

Psoriasis and the Older American
With Americans living longer and longer, the number of us who will face psoriasis as we age is growing every day. Learn how good communication with your doctor and pharmacist can help to limit the effects of psoriasis and keep it from interfering with our “golden years.”

Medications That Can Trigger or Worsen Psoriasis
Drugs to treat certain conditions - such as high blood pressure, bipolar and hepatitis - can trigger or worsen psoriasis. Here's what you should know.

Psoriasis faq
What are the questions most commonly asked about psoriasis? Here's some questions I frequently hear from my own patients and how I answer them.

Guttate Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Guttate psoriasis usually occurs after strep or another infection. It's generally easily treated, but means the person may develop chronic psoriasis.

What Psoriasis Feels Like
Psoriasis can have a wide variety of symptoms. Some people can only tell it is there by looking at it while others have itching, pain and/or arthritis. Page 3.

Psoriasis FAQ: What Causes Psoriasis?
Psoriasis has many different forms, the most common being chronic plaque psoriasis which causes thick, pink plaques with thick and flaky scale. Page 2.

Psoriasis FAQ: What Causes Psoriasis?
When patients are first diagnosed with psoriasis, there are a few questions that most people seem to have for their dermatologist.

How is Psoriasis Diagnosed?
An experienced doctor (generally a board certified dermatologist) can generally recognize psoriasis from a thorough examination of the skin. Page 4.

Psoriasis Not Just a Skin Disease
Psoriasis is not just a skin disease. It is associated with substantially increased risk other health issues, including diabetes and heart disease. Page 5.

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Can Diet and Lifestyle Changes Help Heal Psoriasis?
Discover how diet and lifestyle changes such as losing weight, reducing alcohol consumption, and avoiding gluten may help to improve psoriasis.

Can Diet and Lifestyle Changes Help Heal Psoriasis?
Controlling or eliminating alcohol consumption may improve psoriasis. Page 2.

Can Diet and Lifestyle Changes Help Heal Psoriasis?
Those with psoriasis may be at increased risk for celiac disease, an intolerance to eating gluten. Page 3.

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Pityriasisi Rubra Pilaris (PRP) Causes and Treatment
Pityriasis rubra pilaris, or PRP as it is commonly called, is a relatively rare chronic skin disease sometimes confused with psoriasis.

psoriatic arthritis
patients with psoriasis sometimes also suffer from a form of psoriasis called psoriatic arthritis. Page 16.

Psoriasis Images
Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 8.

Typical Plaques of Psoriasis on the Elbows
Typical Plaques of Psoriasis on the Elbows. Page 2.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 14.

Nail Pitting
Nail pitting is one sign of psoriasis. Page 3.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 9.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 10.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 7.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 15.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 11.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 5.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 12.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 17.

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Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 13.

Onycholysis
onycholysis, or lifting of the nails as seen in psoriasis. Page 4.

Psoriasis Images
Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis. Page 6.

Psoriasis Images
Photos of Various forms and stages of Psoriasis

Typical Psoriasis on the Knees
Thickened, red, slightly scaly skin plaques over knees