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Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a non-contagious common skin condition that causes rapid skin cell reproduction resulting in red, dry patches of thickened skin. The dry flakes and skin scales are thought to result from the rapid build-up of skin cells. Psoriasis commonly affects the skin of the elbows, knees, and scalp.

In World's total population 20% of the people have been affected by this disease. Persons from the age of 5-25 are mostly affected by this disease. Mostly females are affected by this disease.

Causes

  • This disease can be increased due to intake of many chilled items.
  • This is caused before puberty and may also increase after puberty.

Symptoms

  • Rashes appear in the form of coin.
  • Hardness of skin in fore arms, palms & mostly all over the body. Scales are present all over the body i.e.; in affected parts.
  • Puss is formed in the area which is affected by germs. This is seen in different shapes, such as circles.
  • 25% of the affected ones will be suffering from nail harms and punches on the nail like pierced with needle.
  • Reddish pimples and skin rashes will appear. There will be soft, bright and shiny scales. Bleeding occurs while scratching.

Diagnosis and Treatment

This does not cause risk to life but this persists for a long time in body. Special treatment is done for this disease.

Scales which are formed on the body will fall off within one week of treatment. Maximum Symptoms disappear after the treatment.