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Psoriasis Resource Center


How do dermatologists control psoriasis?

Psoriasis is often a lifelong condition. To help their patients live well with psoriasis, dermatologists recommend the following:

  • Use psoriasis friendly skin care

  • Find and avoid your psoriasis triggers

  • Treat the psoriasis as needed

  • Tell your dermatologist about symptoms, even if they seem unrelated

Within, you’ll find dermatologists' insight that can help you diminish psoriasis, reduce flare-ups, and feel better.

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Is psoriasis contagious?

The red, scaly patches can look like a rash, so some people wonder if they can catch (or give someone) psoriasis. Should you worry?

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Psoriasis can affect more than your skin

Many people think that psoriasis is a skin disease, but it can influence your health in other ways. See how it can affect other parts of your body.

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How Cyndi Lauper rocks psoriasis control

She knows firsthand how difficult it can be to live with severe psoriasis. To help others gain control over psoriasis, she offers her unique insight.

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Medications and light therapies used to treat psoriasis

Treating psoriasis can clear your skin and prevent new flare-ups. Here’s a guide to the different treatments that dermatologists use.

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Nail psoriasis: How to recognize and treat it

If you have psoriasis, it can affect your nails, too. Find out how to recognize and treat it before it interferes with everyday life.

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How to treat psoriasis at 65 and beyond

Psoriasis is a chronic condition, so you may treat it for life. As your body changes with age, though, you may need to treat psoriasis differently.

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