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Which symptoms indicate skin psoriasis?
Psoriasis is incurable. The primary goal of psoriasis treatment is to prevent the rapid growth of skin cells. Being a chronic disease, the symptoms come and go, and patients try their best to manage these symptoms. For that reason, you need to identify the symptoms before you can decide upon the best course of treatment. Check out some of the most pervasive symptoms of this chronic disease below: • Angry, red patches on the skin covered with large, silvery scales • Dry, cracked patches of skin that are prone to bleeding • Stiff and swollen joints • Pitted, ridged, or thickened nails • Soreness, burning, or itching sensation • Small scaling spots on the affected areas (in children) Psoriasis takes on a varied appearance, appearing as a couple of spots of scaling that resemble dandruff to full-blown eruption that covers large sections of the patient’s body. If you think you have developed this autoimmune skin condition, consult your doctor for an examination. Keep in mind that the signs and symptoms of this skin disease vary wildly from one person to the other. So, your doctor needs to identify what sort of psoriasis you’re suffering from before they can determine the proper way to care for your problem. Consult a dermatologist and he/she will guide you on the best treatment for your condition.
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