Many people's psoriasis symptoms start or become worse because of a certain event, known as a "trigger". Possible triggers of psoriasis include an injury to your skin, throat infections and using certain medicines.
PUVA plus topical calcipotriene Two tests or examinations may be necessary to diagnose psoriasis.
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Go to treatment section for full list. In the case of psoriasis, the over-activity causes skin cells to grow more quickly than normal, creating scales and lesions on the skin. The appearance of the lesions depends on the type of psoriasis.
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Infection From Contact Lenses Can Be Blinding Streptococcal throat infection Salicylic acid is a keratolytic that softens scales, facilitates their removal, and increases absorption of other topical agents. It is especially useful as a component of scalp treatments; scalp scale can be quite thick.
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