Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis Diseases

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Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis Diseases

Psoriasis is generally diagnosed from its symptoms. Each type of Psoriasis appears different. Sometimes doctors suggest to skin biopsy to confirm other possible causes.

Psoriasis can appear suddenly or slowly. In many cases, psoriasis goes away and then flares up again repeatedly over time. The general symptoms of Psoriasis are the skin looks thick, red and patchy. Psoriasis is a body disorder that can be appear anywhere on the skin excluding gonads. Usually, it can be seen on the elbows, knees, and trunk.

The skin patches or dots of Psoriasis may be Itchy, dry, covered with silver, flaky skin (scales), Pink-red in color, and embossed & thick. Moreover it also displays some other symptoms like genital lesions in males, Joint pain or aching (psoriatic arthritis). The Psoriasis in nail shows nail changes symptoms like nail thickening, yellow-brown spots, dents (pits) on the nail surface, and separation of the nail from the base, severe dandruff on the scalp etc.

Diagnosis of Psoriasis

Like other skin diseases, Psoriasis is diagnose by doctors after analysing the looks of the skin. Sometimes doctors too needs a skin biopsy test to confirm the other possible causes. X-Ray imaging test is performed in case of joint pain.

Psoriasis for Treatment

In Allopathic system, Psoriasis is not 100% curable disease, the goal of treatment is to control the symptoms and prevent infections. On the contrary, in Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and Unani medical systems, the practitioners claim to root out it.

In general, three treatment options are used for patients with psoriasis

1. Topical medications in which as lotions, ointments, creams, and shampoos are used

2. Body-wide (systemic) medications in which pills or injections given that affect the whole body

3. Phototherapy in which light is used on the affected parts.

In case of an infection, your medical practitioner will suggest the antibiotics medicines.

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