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  1. How Is Pustular Psoriasis Treated?

    Learn about the treatments for pustular psoriasis, from medications to stress reduction techniques.

  2. Topical Treatments for Psoriasis

    A look at some of the most common topical treatments for psoriasis.

  3. Pustular Psoriasis

    Learn more from WebMD about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of pustular psoriasis, a rare form of the skin disease that can be life-threatening.

  4. 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.

  5. 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 ...

  6. 10 Ways to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups

    WebMD offers 10 tips for preventing psoriasis flare-ups.

  7. Scalp Psoriasis

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

  8. Psoriasis - Cause

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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 ...

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