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Psoriasis Organizations

Psoriasis Organizations

The following organizations may be useful in finding out more information about psoriasis and its treatment: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) 
Information Clearinghouse National Institutes of Health 1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD...

Psoriasis Frequently Asked Questions

Psoriasis Frequently Asked Questions

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Psoriasis Triggers

Psoriasis Triggers

What are the triggers for psoriasis? Scientists believe that at least 10% of the general population inherits one or more of the genes that create a predisposition to psoriasis. However, only 2% to 3% of the population actually develops the disease. Researchers believe...

Types of Psoriasis

Types of Psoriasis

Psoriasis appears in a variety of five forms with distinct characteristics. Generally, one type of psoriasis will clear and another form of psoriasis will appear in response to a trigger.This is the most prevalent form of psoriasis and appears as raised, red patches...

Types of Eczema

Types of Eczema

There are at least 11 unrelated skin diseases that produce eczemas, as eczema actually refers to any type of dermatitis or “itchy rash.” All types of eczema cause itching and redness. Blistering, scaling and cracking are also common eczema symptoms. Eczema typically...

Eczema Frequently Asked Questions

Eczema Frequently Asked Questions

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5 Fast Facts: Psoriasis & Autoimmune Disease

5 Fast Facts: Psoriasis & Autoimmune Disease

Fact 1. Psoriasis is classified as an autoimmune disease, by the CDC  and most other medical organizations. WebMd describes autoimmune diseases as, “… when your body thinks its own tissues are foreign invaders that must be attacked.” Fact 2. The term comorbidity is...

Question: Is Psoriasis Hereditary?

Question: Is Psoriasis Hereditary?

Answer: The short answer is yes. Psoriasis can be hereditary. Family history does play a role in the probability of developing psoriasis, but there is more to the story. Heredity is one of the many factors that can predict being affected by psoriasis. Healthline...