Psoriasis is a common skin condition affecting more than 1
person in 50. It is a lifelong condition that does not go away but it can be
well managed with the right treatments.
It is not
is often seen as a rash with redness and patches of dry flaky skin. Patches may
appear on the scalp, knees and elbows but also occur on other parts of the
body. Many people will have long periods when their psoriasis is largely or
completely clear, whereas others have more extensive coverage lasting for
longer periods of time.
know that psoriasis is an inflammatory condition linked with changes to the
immune system. This helps to explain why psoriasis comes and goes, as well as
why some people’s psoriasis flares up at times when they are ill. It also means
that looking after your general health is an important step in helping you to
manage your psoriasis.
common form of psoriasis is called plaque psoriasis but there are other types