Psoriasis treatment in Mumbai

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What is psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition characterized by scaly, itchy, dry patches of built up skin cells.

 

In this condition, there in accelerated proliferation of the skin cells which leads to build-up of dead cells over the epidermis.

It is present most commonly on the:

  • elbows
  • knees
  • scalp
  • palms and
  • feet

but it can involve any body part

Causes

The disease is an autoimmune condition and can be triggered by various factors including:

  • stress
  • cold
  • infections etc.

Signs and symptoms

Signs and symptoms include:

  • redness
  • scaly appearance
  • patches which may occasionally be itchy
  • you can see white flakes of excess skin cells over the affected area
  • When the flakes are removed, it will bleed

Is there a treatment available for psoriasis?

Being an autoimmune condition, there is no known cure available for psoriasis. However medications, both oral and topical are available that can control the symptoms to desirable levels.

 

Light therapy with narrow band UVB , PUVA, lasers have also been used to control the symptoms with partial success.

How to avoid psoriasis?

You cannot avoid psoriasis since it is coded in your genes. You can work on reducing your stress levels so as not to trigger the condition.

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