Types

Is Psoriasis Contagious?

One of the most common things that people with psoriasis are concerned about is whether it could be given to another person. Perhaps a mom who has psoriasis wonders if she should hold her child during an outbreak of lesions or a caregiver worries that they may spread the problem to the person they are near. You do not need […]

Guttate psoriasis – features

This is a form of psoriasis that is characterized by many small scaly plaques that affect most of the body. “Gutta” is a Latin word that means tear drop. Guttate psoriasis makes the skin look like a shower of red, scaly tear drops fell on it. The lesions are normally concentrated around the trunk, upper arms and thighs. The face, […]

What is erythrodermic psoriasis?

When it comes to erythrodermic psoriasis, it’s an inflammatory form of psoriasis which generally affects the majority of the body surface. In some cases, it can occur in association with pustular psoriasis. Compared to other forms of the disease, this is a more severe type and it’s very rare, occurring at least once during the individual’s lifetime. In total, 3% […]

Flexural psoriasis overview

Flexural psoriasis is a form of skin psoriasis that is not infectious but is an auto-immune disease that is triggered by the activation of T-cells in the skin. It is more common in overweight people as it occurs in skin folds that are prone to irritation because of rubbing and sweating. Flexural psoriasis is also called inverse psoriasis and is […]

Inverse Psoriasis – effective treatments

Before going into inverse psoriasis and inverse psoriasis treatment options; let’s start it from the skin, the victim of inverse psoriasis. Our skin is one of the five senses through which we experience and respond to stimuli. So, if our skin develops some problems, we will face problems as well. But our skin is also quite sensitive like the other […]

Nail psoriasis – treating and caring

A lot of people are affected by psoriasis and go on to develop psoriasis fingernails. Psoriasis is an auto immune disease where the body produces too many skin cells. The extra cell build up on the skin form scaly, silvery white or red patches and sores. It can occur anywhere in the body depending on the type of psoriasis affecting […]

The causes of scalp psoriasis

Scalp psoriasis is a common skin problem with raised, reddish and scaly patches that appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp. The patches can affect the entire scalp and even spread to the forehead, behind ears and also the back of the neck. While people suffering from psoriasis of the scalp usually have psoriasis on other parts of […]

Plaque psoriasis epidemiology

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory and relapsing skin disorder that has a strong genetic basis and plaque psoriasis is one form of psoriasis. It results from the interaction between multiple genetic as well as environmental factors. The T-cells in the body are induced to produce cytokines which then stimulate keratinocyte proliferation thus the production of dermal antigenic adhesion molecules in […]

Pustular psoriasis and its causes

Pustular is a rare form of psoriasis that appears as clearly defined and raised bumps filled with white, thick pus with red surrounding skin. Though pus is mainly a sign of infection, it does not have much of a role in pustular psoriasis. The condition is not common and affects men and women equally. However boys are affected more often […]

There are many types of psoriasis, some of which cause only some discomfort, while others may even lead to death. Each type is characterized by its unique symptoms, it is therefore necessary to know exactly what type of psoriasis you have, as this disease is treated individually in each case. It should be understood that for each type of psoriasis is characterized by its own type of treatment. Learn the basic types of psoriasis and their characteristic symptoms. Only a correct diagnosis ensures the success of subsequent treatment of the disease.