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Inverse Psoriasis: Your Treatment Options

Inverse psoriasis affects the skin inside the folds of your body. It gives you red, shiny patches in certain places, like:

  • In your armpits
  • In skin folds around your genitals and between your buttocks
  • Under your breasts
  • In your groin

The skin in these areas is more sensitive, so the condition can be a challenge to manage and treat. Lesions can cause cracks (called fissures) in the creases of your skin, which may be painful and bleed. Because of its location, the disease may also cause:

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Psoriasis Treatment Strategies

Treatment can't cure your psoriasis, but it can relieve symptoms for a while. And you don't have just one or two options. There are many ways to treat it, and you can combine some methods. So if one thing doesn't work, something else likely will. You and your doctor will decide on a treatment plan based on: How severe your psoriasis is What treatments you've already used Whether you have other medical conditions How much you’re willing to do

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  • Irritation from rubbing and sweating
  • Yeast or fungal infections
  • Sexual problems because of discomfort

The good news is, you have a lot of different treatment options. You can work with your doctor to find one that works best for your skin.

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