PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

Who gets pustular psoriasis?

ANSWER

Pustular psoriasis is rare in children, but when they do get it, they’re most likely to have this type. Emotional stress tends to cause flares within hours. This type of psoriasis is more easily treated with steroid creams or ointments.

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.”

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 22, 2018

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.”

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 22, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

What is palmoplantar pustular psoriasis?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

"ALEXA, ASK WEBMD"

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: