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What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a non-contagious and chronic skin condition that leads to plaques of thickened, scaling skin. Psoriasis most commonly infected skin area are elbows, knees, and scalp.

What are Symptoms found in Psoriasis?

One of the major symptoms that are found are red patches of skin covered with thick, silvery scales and in children, small scaling spots are found. Dry and cracked skin also bleeds and joints becomes swollen and stiff.

What are the causes of Psoriasis?

Causes for psoriasis are mainly caused by an infection such as strep throat or skin infection And sometimes injury of the skin such as a cut or scrape, a bug bite, or a severe sunburn also causes the same. Stress, smoking heavy, and heavy alcohol consumption also a reason for Psoriasis.

What is the Treatment of Psoriasis?

We can take precautions like applying creams, moisturizer and ointments directly to the skin. Topical psoriasis treatment includes topical corticosteroids, topical retinoids, anthralin, vitamin D analogues and salicylic acid.

Adiva hospital is well equipped with the latest technologies and treatments.