What is Psoriasis?

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What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a non-contiguous skin disease in which the affected parts become thick, dry and scaly. It can occur at any parts of the body, but it affects the joint parts most. With inflation Psoriasis become very painful sometime.

Psoriasis is a noncontagious common skin condition that causes skin redness and irritation. Psoriasis produces red, dry plaques of thickened skin with flaky silver-white patches called scales. Psoriasis can affects any parts of skin like elbow, knees, hand, legs, even nails too. But it tends to be more common in areas of trauma, repeat rubbing, use, or abrasions.Though Psoriasis is considered as a non-contagious disease but in transfers from parents to their children due to being a genetic disease.

According to types, Psoriasis has many different appearances like small flattened bumps, large thick plaques of raised skin, red patches, and pink mildly dry skin.

According to research it is not a true autoimmune disease but it occurs when our autoimmune system begins to send wrong signals faulty to the brains that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells. Due to this wrong signal, the original skin becomes thick, dry, red and white coloured patchy and looks like scales. It is considerably also linked to an increased risk of stroke.

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