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What are some causes of pustular psoriasis?

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Some causes of pustular psoriasis includes:

  • Sunlight. Too much time in the sun or under ultraviolet (UV) light can cause flare-ups. Stress. Feeling stressed can trigger pustular psoriasis. Pregnancy. It's more common in pregnant women. Infections. An infection may trigger the disease.
  • Unknown reasons. Sometimes, you never find out what caused your pustular psoriasis.

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Pustular Psoriasis.

American Academy of Dermatology: “What Psoriasis Looks Like.”

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Pustular Psoriasis.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Are Lifestyle Choices Affecting Your Psoriasis?”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Stress and Psoriatic Disease.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 30, 2017

SOURCES:

Medscape: “Pustular Psoriasis Overview of Pustular Psoriasis.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Pustular Psoriasis.

American Academy of Dermatology: “What Psoriasis Looks Like.”

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Pustular Psoriasis.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Are Lifestyle Choices Affecting Your Psoriasis?”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Stress and Psoriatic Disease.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 30, 2017

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