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  1. 10 Ways to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups

    WebMD offers 10 tips for preventing psoriasis flare-ups.

  2. Scalp Psoriasis

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

  3. 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.

  4. Psoriasis - Treatment Overview

    Currently there is no cure for psoriasis. However, many types of treatment are available.

  5. Psoriasis - Cause

    The exact cause of psoriasis is not known. Many scientists believe that the condition is inherited.

  6. Alopecia Areata: Psoralen With Ultraviolet A Light (PUVA) Therapy - Topic Overview

    PUVA therapy combines a medicine (called a psoralen) and treatment with ultraviolet A (UVA) light. The psoralen increases the skin's sensitivity to UV light,including sunlight. The psoralen is taken either as a pill or by putting it on the skin directly. Then the skin is exposed to UVA. Treatments are done regularly for 4 to 6 months. PUVA is used when alopecia areata affects most of the ...

  7. Psoriasis - Medications

    Read about medications used to treat psoriasis.

  8. Psoriasis - What Happens

    Psoriasis is usually long-lasting, returns often, and can be unpredictable.

  9. Psoriasis - Home Treatment

    Skin care at home can help control psoriasis. Learn more.

  10. Phototherapy for Psoriasis

    Phototherapy is the use of ultraviolet (UV) light to slow the rapid growth of new skin cells. This is helpful in treating psoriasis, which causes skin cells to grow too rapidly. There are two types of ultraviolet (UV) light therapy: ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA).Phototherapy may be given in a variety of places, such as in a hospital or doctor's office, in your home (UVB), or at a ...

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