8 Tips to Care for Your Psoriasis
Self-care for psoriasis is a lifelong process. Learn more from WebMD about what you can do on your own to take care of your psoriasis.
Psoriasis is a chronic,inflammatory skin disease characterized by dry,reddish (erythematous),thickened patches of skin that are covered with silvery-gray scales. These patches may be referred to as papules or plaques and most often affect the scalp,elbows,knees,hands,feet and/or lower back. The plaques may be intensely itchy (pruritis) or sore. In some cases,individuals with psoriasis ...
10 Ways to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups
WebMD offers 10 tips for preventing psoriasis flare-ups.
WebMD defines scalp psoriasis and explains its causes, symptoms, and treatments like special shampoos and conditioners.
Choosing a Treatment for Psoriasis
Just as there isn't a cure for psoriasis, there isn't a perfect treatment either. Learn about psoriasis treatment options here.
Understanding Psoriasis -- Symptoms
WebMD's guide to the symptoms of psoriasis.
Understanding Psoriasis -- Treatment
WebMD's guide to various treatments for psoriasis, including drugs, natural treatments, light therapy, and diet.
Understanding Psoriasis -- the Basics
WebMD's guide to psoriasis, including types, symptoms, and causes.
Psoriasis - Symptoms
The classic symptoms of psoriasis are raised, red patches of skin topped with loose, silvery scales, usually on the knees or elbows.
Psoriasis: Skin, Scalp, and Nail Care
Key pointsIf you have psoriasis, your skin is very sensitive. To protect your skin, avoid: Skin care products that irritate your skin.Scratching and picking your skin, and skin injuries such as cuts or scrapes.Cold, dry climates. Cold weather causes symptoms to become worse.The most important thing you can do is to keep your skin moist and lubricated. Use moisturizing creams, ointments, and ...