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Should I use lubricant to treat severe psoriasis?

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Lubricants can make sex more enjoyable for both men and women. Clean your genital area afterward, and apply more medication if you need to.

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation.

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: "Psoriasis and Sensitive Areas."

Psoriasis Association (UK): "Psoriasis in Sensitive Areas."

Guglielmetti, A. Dermatology and Therapy, December 2012.

New York Times: "Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis," May 30, 2013.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 3, 2020

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation.

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: "Psoriasis and Sensitive Areas."

Psoriasis Association (UK): "Psoriasis in Sensitive Areas."

Guglielmetti, A. Dermatology and Therapy, December 2012.

New York Times: "Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis," May 30, 2013.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 3, 2020

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