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Psoriasis is a common and chronic disease that can trigger not only the itchy rashes and patches on the skin but, creates an emotional unbalance. Often at times, all one need is support from the family members and friends.
Today in this, we are going help you out in knowing what exactly is the Psoriasis condition. To find out more, keep scrolling down!
Psoriasis causes the dry and red rashes to appear on the skin. Sometimes you may notice the white flakes appearing on the skin. At times, the rash might go away but soon outbreak due to many reasons. Generally, the primary reason is STRESS.
When your immune system starts preparing skin cells too quickly and that leads to the excess of the build-up of immature cells on the skin.
Remember, it can affect any part of the body. It begins from the scalp, elbows, knees, and emerge at any part of the body that is usually itchy and sore of course.
Sometimes, when people watch Psoriasis person they try to avoid them, don’t go nearby them – feeling it’s contagious. But, in reality, it’s NOT infectious – no need of running away from the Psoriasis disease. Sometimes it is believed that the disease inherits from the family.
So, what are the symptoms of Psoriasis?
Mild psoriasis is less than 3 % on the body.
Moderate psoriasis affects between the3 %to 10 % of the body.
Severe psoriasis is almost 10 % on the body.
Psoriasis can affect the elbows, scalp, and lower regions and be itchy. If it develops in hands and legs, cracks start forming.
Psoriasis can also cause swelling in one or more joints especially in the morning.
If you start, noticing such changes then get a clinical trial because it is best to consult a doctor to know exactly what is happening in your body.
In the beginning, you may feel it’s just about the acne – a skin condition but, if it doesn’t improve, heal with the passage of time then remember to go at a doctor’s place for clinical trials.
There are different types of Psoriasis that you should know about. Following are written to tell about it.
- Plaque Psoriasis
Almost 80 to 90 percent people suffer from plaque psoriasis. It is inflammatory and red scratches, lesions on top of the skin. Followed by silvery and white flakes at elbows, scalp and of course lower back of your body.
- Inverse Psoriasis
Inverse psoriasis appears in the groin, genital areas, buttocks, under your breast and other such places. Besides, it looks like the red lesions without the flakes, unlike plaque psoriasis. It seems smooth and silky.
If you are sweating, then it can become worse by rubbing because of the locations tender areas. For the people who are overweight can often lead to areas and deep skin folds.
- Erythrodermic psoriasis
Erythrodermic psoriasis can erupt on the significant parts of the body with redness all over. It happens because of the imbalance of the homeostasis.
It can trigger infection and heart failure as well. Remember, it is life-threatening hence a clinical trial is mandatory else, you might end up in the hospital.
Although there are other types of Psoriasis, these are the major ones.
A lot of times, Psoriasis have been related to mental health issues. It might be a simple trigger but can lead to significant psychological and emotional trauma.
Sometimes people may also dwell into depression thereby the psoriasis increases drastically on the skin. If you are suffering from the condition, talk about it. JUST DON’T IGNORE IT.
Unfortunately, there’s no cure for psoriasis, but we have jotted down a few things you can follow for preventing itching and rashes.
- Know what triggers you. Understand it. Examine it. What causes the sudden burst of Psoriasis on the skin? Is it alcohol? Is it stress? Is it smoking? Find it out and start reducing the intake of it gradually.
- It may seem uncontrollable, but you need to STOP scratching. Instead, you can pat your dry skin.
- NO Synthetic clothes only 100 % cotton clothes that are not too tight. Wear loose clothes.
- Apply moisturizer on the body but always check the expiry date and the one that suits your body.
- No harmful soaps for body wash and use chemical free detergent for washing your clothes.
- Eat well. Eat green. Sleep well and use have the cotton bed sheets.
- Also, keep the stress minimal. Start doing yoga, radiate positive vibes. Indulge yourself in good books and most importantly laugh.
- Try not to go out in the sun often. Prevent yourself from getting sunburnt.
Psoriasis leads an emotional impact on one. Therefore, if you know someone who is suffering the same, help them out, and give them positivity.