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What products can irritate psoriasis?

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Avoid harsh products like lotions with alcohol, deodorant soaps, acids (glycolic, salicylic, and lactic acid), and even some laundry soaps. These can inflame your sensitive skin. Feel the texture of the fabric of the clothes you buy. Make sure they are soft and comfortable. Avoid wool and mohair. They can irritate already inflamed skin.

From: 7 Tips for Psoriasis Skin Care WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Faqs: Questions About Lifestyle And Living With Psoriasis," "Mild Psoriasis: Over the Counter (OTC)," "For Teens: Lifestyle Factors and Social Life," "Ask the Expert," "Phototherapy."

The Psoriasis Association: "Frequently Asked Questions."

American College of Physicians. Complete Home Medical Guide, DK Publishing Inc., 2003.

Psoriasis Net: American Academy of Dermatology: "Psoriasis Triggers."

Cram, D. Coping With Psoriasis. Addicus Books Inc., 2000.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 18, 2017

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Faqs: Questions About Lifestyle And Living With Psoriasis," "Mild Psoriasis: Over the Counter (OTC)," "For Teens: Lifestyle Factors and Social Life," "Ask the Expert," "Phototherapy."

The Psoriasis Association: "Frequently Asked Questions."

American College of Physicians. Complete Home Medical Guide, DK Publishing Inc., 2003.

Psoriasis Net: American Academy of Dermatology: "Psoriasis Triggers."

Cram, D. Coping With Psoriasis. Addicus Books Inc., 2000.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 18, 2017

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