Will I have to deal with others' reactions to my skin all the time? Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease of the skin that is estimated to affect about 2.2% of the adult population. In children, the onset of psoriasis can be before the age of one year but peaks around 5-8 years. Psoriasis produces scaly, itching bumps on the skin. Some people may have a genetic predisposition to psoriasis. The genes affected seem to be involved with control of the immune system. Psoriasis appears as red scaling, slightly raised bumps (papules) that merge to form plaques. Psoriasis classically appears on the elbows and knees, but it can affect any part of the skin. The scalp is also characteristically affected in many people. Like psoriasis anywhere on the body, scalp plaques produce excess scale and can itch. Severe disease can cause a loss of scalp hair, which usually will return if the disease can be controlled. Scalp psoriasis somewhat difficult to treat when the scalp is covered with hair sufficient to act a barrier to the application of topical medications.
Email Long-term use or overuse of strong corticosteroids can cause thinning of the skin. Topical corticosteroids may stop working over time. It's usually best to use topical corticosteroids as a short-term treatment during flares.
Crohn’s Disease (in ‘Jewish Health’) A - B Older topical remedies of psoriasis such as anthralin and coal tar are still in use. Because they are somewhat unpleasant to use, especially due to odour, product migration, and local irritation, they are less commonly prescribed than the aforementioned topical medications. Keratolytic preparations such as those containing salicylic acid and emollients are also effective for removing the excess scale that troubles many patients with psoriasis.
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NEWSLETTERS Related Articles Psoriasis affects around 2% of people in the UK. It can start at any age, but most often develops in adults under 35 years old. The condition affects men and women equally.
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National Psoriasis Foundation: "About Psoriatic Arthritis." Brain Tar preparations Journal of Respiratory Medicine Psoriasis affects around 3 percent of people globally, and around 7.5 million people in the United States (U.S.).
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Email Address Onychomycosis Inverse psoriasis (also known as flexural psoriasis) appears as smooth, inflamed patches of skin. The patches frequently affect skin folds, particularly around the genitals (between the thigh and groin), the armpits, in the skin folds of an overweight abdomen (known as panniculus), between the buttocks in the intergluteal cleft, and under the breasts in the inframammary fold. Heat, trauma, and infection are thought to play a role in the development of this atypical form of psoriasis.
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High-potency corticosteroids (classes 1 and 2), such as halobetasol propionate (Ultravate), clobetasol propionate (Temovate), diflorasone diacetate (Psorcon), betamethasone dipropionate (Diprolene), clobetasole propionate (Cormax)
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Acitretin is often combined with phototherapy Generally those used in children are the same as for adult psoriasis, although there may be dosage differences and some products might not have a licence for use in children.
According to data published in February 2016 in the journal Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, a combination of treatments works best against scalp psoriasis.
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Healthy Skin for Healthcare Workers Other symptoms of scalp psoriasis include: Some doctors may prescribe ultraviolet B light (UVB) treatment using a light box alone or with other therapies such as coal tar. A more targeted ultraviolet light treatment, called narrow-band UVB therapy, is less carcinogenic than PUVA and almost as effective.
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