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Psoriasis - Exams and Tests

Your doctor can often recognize psoriasis by looking at your skin, scalp, and nails.

Tests aren't usually needed. But one or more of the following tests may be done:

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Psoriasis Treatments

Since you were recently diagnosed with psoriasis, ask your doctor these questions at your next visit. What is your overall approach to treatment for psoriasis?  What is our treatment plan for my psoriasis?  How severe is my psoriasis?  What is the purpose of each of my medications?  What side effects should I look out for from my psoriasis treatments?  What about biologic agents to treat my psoriasis?  What financial options exist to help me pay for biologic agents f...

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Last Updated: January 09, 2012
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