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How do you find the right psoriasis treatment specialists?
If you suffer from moderate or severe psoriasis, then you are at risk of contracting other health problems. Physicians find it difficult to treat every symptom of this skin disease, but they often refer you to other specialists. To get the best treatment for psoriasis, consult one or more of the health professionals mentioned below: • Dermatologist: This is the go-to specialist for all psoriasis patients. Dermatologists help treat the hair, skin, nails, and mucous membranes – areas that are all affected by the disease. Look for qualified dermatologists who have prior experience treating psoriasis patients. • Rheumatologist: Nearly 30 percent of psoriasis patients develop psoriatic arthritis. The condition leads to inflammation, joint pain, and acute stiffness. Rheumatologists provide specialized treatment for these conditions that affect your muscles, bones, and joints. • Internist: Internists treat cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other conditions that develop due to moderate to acute psoriasis. They serve as primary care physicians, and are useful for diagnosing and managing complicated health problems that affect different parts of your body. • Mental Health Specialist: Many psoriasis patients report problems with their mental and physical health, including stress, anxiety, and emotional problems. Mental health professionals ease any issues you might experience dealing with everyday life. When you visit multiple health specialists, you are in a better position to avail the new treatment you need to cure your psoriasis condition. Consult a dermatologist and he/she will guide you on the best treatment for your condition.
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