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Psoriasis

AN INTRODUCTION
WHAT IS Psoriasis is a one kind of
common skin disease, In
PSORIASIS? that time  our skin cells will
grow 10 times faster than
normal. This makes our
skin into dry, red and Scaly
patches. Mostly it will
appear on elbows, scalps,
Knees and lower back.It
affects men and women
equally.
SYMPTOMS OF
PSORIASIS
Skin will become with red patches
Itching and burning sensations
Dry Skin that may crack and  bleed
Small scaling  spots
Nail pitting and nail separation
Painful, swollen joints.
CAUSES OF
PSORIASIS
Infections
Injury to the skin
Stress
Smoking
Heavy alcohol consumption
Vitamin D deficiency
BEST TREATMENT
OF PSORIASIS
Finding the right psoriasis treatments can be
hard. Treatment can be  helps to slow down the
growing of skin cells quickly. It can be used to
reduce the patches of your dry and red skin.
Treatment can smooth your skin.
HERE WE ARE MENTIONED 3
DIFFERENT TYPES OF TREATMENTS
FOR PSORIASIS.

1) Topical treatment
2) Systemic therapies
3) Phototherapy
TOPICAL TREATMENT

   This kind of treatment applied directly to the skin.Topicals can be


purchased over the counter (OTC) or by prescription. The main aim of this
treatment is reduce the inflammation and decreasing the growth of skin cells.
Corticosteroids or steroids are the most frequently used treatment
for psoriasis, they can helps to reduce the redness and swelling of
lesions.OTC topicals are available in different forms , two active
ingredients, salicylic acid and coal tar, they can helps to soften the
skin, reduces the itching and scaling of psoriasis.
SYSTEMIC THERAPIES
This kind of therapies used for people with  moderate to sever
psoriasis. It can work through the body system and it can
taken by mouth or injection.
Biologic drugs are one kind of systemic therapy. Its a
protein based
drug and its made from  living cells grown in a laboratory.
It targets the specific T cells that are associated with
psoriasis.
PHOTOTHERAPY

It is a light therapy. In this therapy, The skin is


exposed regularly to ultraviolet light.It can reduce
the scaling and inflammation.