Types of Psoriasis

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Types of Psoriasis

There are only five main types of Psoriasis researched so far. These varieties of Psoriasis look different in the body and can be detected from its look.

There are five main types of psoriasis:

  • Erythrodermic: The skin redness is very intense and covers a large area.
  • Guttate: Small, pink-red spots appear on the skin.
  • Inverse: Skin redness and irritation occurs in the armpits, groin, and in between overlapping skin.
  • Plaque: Thick, red patches of skin are covered by flaky, silver-white scales. This is the most common type of psoriasis.
  • Pustular: White blisters are surrounded by red, irritated skin.

The most common form is plaque psoriasis in which skin becomes red and white hues of scaly patches appears on the top first layer of the epidermis (skin). Some patients, though, have no dermatological symptoms. Psoriasis can be seen across the world in all races, both sexes and all age group persons. But it affects most to the younger age group of people between the age group of 15 to 35.

Usually it is considered as a chronic and non-curable disease that some times appears suddenly and spread within two weeks. It improves and worsens in varied periods of time. Many people have reported that it becomes worsen in winter season.

The people suffering from mild Psoriasis many times do not suspect that they have a medical skin condition while on the other hand severe psoriasis patients may have social embarrassment, job stress, emotional distress, and other personal issues as their skins looks extremely awkward and odd.

Sometimes Psoriasis appears in the joint area and produce inflation. Those suffering from Arthritis can feel the pain of this inflation with red patches. This condition is called psoriatic arthritis.

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