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What areas of the body are most sensitive for psoriais flares?

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Your skin is thinner and more sensitive in some places, like your face, genitals, and the skin folds under your breasts and buttocks and in your groin. Psoriasis flare-ups here can be more embarrassing, painful, and harder to treat.

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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