How can you identify the Type of Psoriasis you have?

Published on by Cory Thiarello

It is noticeable that around 5.5 million people of United States are suffering from the hazardous disease Psoriasis. It is more common among white people. Though it affects many people the condition are entirely different from one another as there are different forms of psoriasis. But most commonly found psoriasis among people is the plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis is a very dangerous disease as it is very difficult to understand, although the disease Psoriasis is found in many medical books for more than 100 years, even the medical science do not know why the disease is caused and how it can be controlled. The best treatment which is found to be effective on psoriasis patients is the natural Psoriasis treatment.

Most of the people suffer only from one form of psoriasis it doesn’t mean that no one will get more than one form. When the condition get worse it is found that people who suffer from plaque psoriasis may also get infected with other form of psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis is characterized as thick, flaky patches of skin on one or more parts of the body and may sometime get large. It affects on any part of the body but it is usually affected on elbows, knees, knuckles, scalp, trunk, arms and legs, and external sex organs. Scratching the affected area may make the condition much severe.

Another form of psoriasis which is more common among children and adult is guttate psoriasis. It is visible as small, red bumps-the size of drops of water-on the skin. It usually occurs on the trunk, arms, or legs. Pustular Psoriasis is another form which is not found very much. It is distinguished by the raised bumps on the skin that are filled with pustules. The area near the affected region is red in color. It leads to the redness on large part of the body. It is the severe case among all forms. Inverse Psoriasis is a type which affects on the fold of the skin. The most common areas are under the breasts, in the armpits, near the genitals, under the buttocks, or in abdominal folds. It appears as bright red, smooth patches.

Erythrodermic Psoriasis is another serious type of psoriasis which affects the entire body. The body appears to be red and inflamed. It is very painful and always feels itching. The nails are often affected by psoriasis. In fact, 80 to 90% of people with psoriasis will have nail changes at some position in their lives. Fingernails are more affected than the toenails. Psoriasis that affects the scalp is called seborrheic psoriasis. The condition may look like severe dandruff patches of thick, flaky skin may extend to the forehead below the hairline. A variety of natural psoriasis treatment options are available, but there is no guarantee that it will work for you. One of the ingredients which is clinically tested by the skin specialists and are found to be very effective to cure psoriasis is the Seabuckthorn oil. It is found in many of the Facedoctor products.

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aristorano 10/06/2009 23:57


"...the body >appears< to be red and inflamed
(but it is not really, right?) Once a week, I click and read a blog randomly. (This one happens to be yours.) Random surfing is a little like "people-watching" from a Paris sidewalk Café,
disclosing personal opinions, interests, talents, moods, wacky vices and concerns and prompting the imagination of any amateur psychologist. - Ciao