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  1. Ways to Ease Pain During a Psoriasis Flare

    When you’ve got psoriasis pain, you want relief. There are several things you can do to help ease it and soothe your skin. First, if your skin is cracked and bleeding, see your doctor right away, says dermatologist Colby Evans, MD, chairman-elect of the board of trustees of the National Psoriasis Fo

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  2. Exercise and Psoriasis

    Exercise might improve how your skin looks and feels when you have psoriasis. Learn why, and then get tips on how to power through fears you might have about working out. It’s good for your immune system, and it helps fight inflammation in your body. Experts think inflammation may make psoriasis wor

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  3. Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your genes may affect whether mosquitoes prefer to snack on you or someone else, a new study shows. In experiments with identical and fraternal twins, a team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine discovere

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  4. MS, Psoriasis Drugs and Deadly Brain Infections

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An active ingredient in some psoriasis and multiple sclerosis medications has been linked to two cases of a rare and sometimes lethal brain infection. The ingredient, dimethyl fumarate, appears to have contributed to

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  5. Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products on Skin

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who've created the first 3-D map of a person's skin say people are covered with the chemical residues from shampoos, beauty products and even clothing. "Our daily routines -- what we eat, what we put on our skin

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  6. Once-Daily Ivermectin Is a Safe Rosacea Treatment

    April 1, 2015 -- Ivermectin cream (Soolantra) does a better job than metronidazole cream at treating the type of rosacea that causes bumps and pus pimples, according to a new study. Papulopustular rosacea is an ongoing condition that affects the face. It also causes redness and flushing. The study's

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  7. How to Deal With the Stigma of Psoriasis

    Flaky, red, oozing, cracking, or bleeding skin? You can get some pretty unkind comments from people who don't understand psoriasis. Luckily, there's plenty you can do to deal with the stigma. "It helps to have some quick and simple responses ready," says Julie Nelligan, PhD, a psychologist and assis

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  8. Are Psoriasis and Allergies Linked?

    If you have psoriasis and allergies, maybe you've wondered if your allergy flares make your skin condition worse. There's no need to guess: Doctors and researchers haven't found links between the two problems. Here, four experts break down both conditions and explain what can trigger them. Although

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  9. Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many acne patients do not take all their recommended medications, a small new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 143 acne patients and found that 27 percent of them did not obtain or use all of the prescription and over

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  10. Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first genetic factors associated with the skin disorder rosacea have been identified by researchers. More than 16 million people in the United States have rosacea, an incurable skin condition that causes symptoms such

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