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Skin, hair, and nail care for people who have psoriasis

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Stop baths and showers from worsening your psoriasis

If you have psoriasis, your skin is dry and easily irritated. Making these simple changes can help you avoid flare-ups due to bathing.

Women getting hair washed at salon
Hair styling tips to reduce flare-ups of scalp psoriasis

Styling can be hard on your hair and scalp, which can cause scalp psoriasis to flare. To help patients avoid hair loss, dermatologists offer these tips.

Man scratching dry, itchy skin on his arm
7 ways to relieve itchy psoriasis

Scratching to relieve the itch can worsen psoriasis. These dermatologists’ tips can help you relieve the itch without scratching.

Dry, damaged, injured, diseases nails
7 nail-care tips that can reduce nail psoriasis

If you have nail psoriasis, it’s important to protect your nails. Here’s are 7 simple things you can do that can make a big difference.

psoriasis on elbow
How to remove psoriasis scale from your skin

In this video, board-certified dermatologist Steve Feldman, MD, PhD, FAAD, shows you a quick-and-easy way to hide scale and ways to treat it.