Psoriasis is a common, chronic relapsing immune mediator skin disease characterized by red and scaly patches with itching.
Areas commonly affected in psoriasis are head/scalp, hands, back, elbow, knee/feet.
The causes of psoriasis are still unknown but genetic predisposition is seen.
The factors that trigger psoriasis are drugs, skin trauma, infection, and stress.
Factors aggravating psoriasis are
- Excessive smoking
- Anxiety or emotional stress
- Consumption of drugs like antihypertensives, anti-fungal, and antimalarials.
Treatment – modern-day dermatology has found many effective psoriasis treatments to minimize and prevent it. We at Singhania Skin Clinic provide various psoriasis treatments like topical treatment, oral medication, phototherapy, excimer laser, and injectables to help you overcome this skin problem.