What Is Psoriasis? Directory
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that usually causes thick, itchy patches of skin that are white, silvery, or red. This type of psoriasis, called plaque psoriasis, results in scales that often appear on knees, elbows, the scalp, hands, feet, or the lower back. Other types include guttate, erythrodermic, inverse, pustular, and nail psoriasis. Find more information about the different types of psoriasis below.
The Basics of Psoriasis
An overview of psoriasis, an skin condition that forms thick, red patches.
WebMD explains some common terms related to psoriasis.
How Can I Tell if It's Psoriasis or Eczema?
Psoriasis and eczema are itchy, red rashes, but there are ways to tell them apart. Find out how.
Is Psoriasis Contagious?
You may be worried that the skin patches of psoriasis can be passed from person to person. Relax: It's not contagious. WebMD explains this autoimmune disorder.
What People With Psoriasis Want You to Know
There’s more to psoriasis than you probably realize. People with the condition have some things they’d like you to know.
Feature: Answers to Your Psoriasis Questions
If you've been diagnosed with psoriasis, you probably have some questions. We have answers.
What to Do When People Are Rude About Your Psoriasis
People don't always understand psoriasis. Here’s how to deal with the hurtful things they say.
Life With Psoriasis: How to Stay Positive
Psoriasis doesn’t have to rule your life. You can stay upbeat and comfortable in the skin you’re in.