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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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Summertime Solutions for Psoriasis

One glance at the thermometer and there's no getting around it -- summer is here! And while scorching temperatures and high humidity can put a damper on summer fun for some, for psoriasis patients the hot, moist weather may be just what the doctor ordered! "In general, people with psoriasis do better in summer for two main reasons -- No. 1, there's greater humidity, which helps keep the skin moist, and No. 2, there's more sunlight exposure," says Bruce Strober, MD, director of the Psoriasis...

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Last Updated: January 09, 2012
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