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Genitals, nails, and scalp


If you are already treating psoriasis, it’s still important to tell your dermatologist if you develop psoriasis on your genitals, scalp, or nails. You’ll likely need a different treatment plan — and possibly different medication.

Nail psoriasis: How to treat

There are many treatments. Here’s what a treatment plan for nail psoriasis may include.

Scalp psoriasis: How to treat

You may get relief from a non-prescription psoriasis shampoo. If not, find out what else can help.

Genital psoriasis: How to treat

Many people get a psoriasis flare in this area. Find out what can bring relief.

What patients ask


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