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  1. 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.

  2. 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 ...

  3. 10 Ways to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups

    WebMD offers 10 tips for preventing psoriasis flare-ups.

  4. Scalp Psoriasis

    WebMD defines scalp psoriasis and explains its causes, symptoms, and treatments like special shampoos and conditioners.

  5. 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.

  6. Understanding Psoriasis -- Symptoms

    WebMD's guide to the symptoms of psoriasis.

  7. Understanding Psoriasis -- Treatment

    WebMD's guide to various treatments for psoriasis, including drugs, natural treatments, light therapy, and diet.

  8. Understanding Psoriasis -- the Basics

    WebMD's guide to psoriasis, including types, symptoms, and causes.

  9. Psoriasis - Surgery

    Surgery is not used to treat psoriasis on the skin or scalp. However, surgery may be used to treat severely disfigured or damaged nails from psoriasis. Surgical removal of a nail may be done in a clinic or doctor's office as an outpatient procedure.

  10. Psoriasis - Medications

    Read about medications used to treat psoriasis.

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