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Psoriasis Articles

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What is the difference between eczema and psoriasis?

Your skin has been itchy. Maybe you forgot to moisturise lately, maybe you have a skin condition. Your first instinct is to Google it like you would any question you want to be answered. “Why is my skin itchy, red and dry?”. Google replie...

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What is plaque psoriasis?

Red, itchy, scaly silvery plaques. Do those words come to mind when describing the patches you've found on yourself? Most commonly found on your elbows, knees, scalp and lower back. This type of rash is common for a condition called psoriasis.

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What causes scalp psoriasis?

Psoriasis affects 2% of the UK population. Red, itchy, scaly silvery plaques are used to describe psoriasis, a condition normally affecting your elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. Psoriasis affects both men and women equally and usually appears at ...

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How does psoriasis start?

Psoriasis is a medical condition affecting 2% of the UK population, presenting as red, itchy, scaly silvery plaques on elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. Psoriasis does not have a gender preference and affects men and women equally. It usually appe...

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How to treat psoriasis on the scalp?

Psoriasis is a condition in which there is increased skin cell production. When the skin regenerates faster than normal it results in red, itchy, scaly patches present in psoriasis. Normally, healthy skin cells are replaced every 3-4 weeks. In psoria...