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At present , there is no cure against psoriasis but certaintreatments and reflexes can still mitigate the disadvantages. It is therefore important to learn to recognize factor…s such asstress can worsen your symptoms , such as: a cold and dry ; toostrong emotions ; obesity; Alcohol consumption ; tobacco, etc.
We don't know what causes psoriasis. It is thought to be an autoimmune disease, and that is has a genetic component. There is also another school of thought that it is a d…ermal malady that results spontaneously when skin cells grow and reproduce excessively. Follow the link below to the Wikipedia article on this medical condition to read more about it. Answer: Psoriasis is driven by the immune system, especially involving a type of white blood cell called a T cell. Normally, T cells help protect the body against infection and disease. T cells help create scabs over wounds. In the case of psoriasis, T cells are put into action by mistake and become so active that they trigger other immune responses, which lead to inflammation and to rapid turnover of skin cells. Most recently, the natural or innate immune system has been found to be highly implicated. Non-specific natural responses of the skin immune system, and virtually every subsystem of that, are activated in psoriasis. Epidermal cells up on the surface of the skin, forming itchy patches or plaques. The first outbreak of psoriasis is sometimes triggered by emotional or mental stress or physical skin injury, but heredity is a major factor as well. In about one-third of the cases, there is a family history of psoriasis. Researchers have studied a large number of families affected by psoriasis and identified genes linked to the disease. (Genes govern every bodily function and determine the inherited traits passed from parent to child.) People with psoriasis may notice that there are times when their skin worsens, then improves. Conditions that may cause flareups include infections, stress, and changes in climate that dry the skin. Also, certain medicines, including Lithium salt and beta blockers, which are prescribed for high blood pressure, may trigger an outbreak or worsen the disease. Other autoimmune diseases such as HIV/AIDS may significantly worsen the symptoms of psoriasis. Alcohol consumption and obesity may also worsen the condition.
I just had a hysterectomy and bladder reconstruction. When I asked about the results of pathology I was told my uterus was larger than average but the thing that really …got me thinking was a comment that my cervix has "psorisasis" type symptoms. I have psorisasis but not externally bad, but I also have "lesions" on my spleen and kidneys. I'm wondering if there is such a thing as internal psorisas because all my symptoms point to a psorisasis condidtion even though there's very little to be seen on my body (elbows, nails, spots on legs).
If one member of your family had psoriasis or still has then it is very probably to "get" psoriasis some day too. Actually, a person doesn't get psoriasis because it is writte…n in the genetic information so you can have it since the day you are born...it is not contagious so if your question was meant to mean if a person can get psoriasis just by touching a person with this condition then i can assure you that's impossible...if your question refers to triggers for psoriasis then i can tell you that stress is the most important in the list..then it comes streptococcus infections..in my case, i inherited the disease from my grandma and the triggers were stress and streptococcus infection.
The most common sign of psoriasis is a psoriasis plaque, a raised, red skin patch covered by a silvery-white coating. Eight out of 10 people with psoriasis have plaques. T…hese patches can form anywhere on your skin but are most likely to show up on your knees, elbows, lower back, and scalp. You may have several patches that join together to form a big patch. Plaques are itchy, but resist scratching them because scratching can make them become thicker. In at least half of the people who have psoriasis, the scalp is affected. Scalp psoriasis can range from mild, dandruff-like scaling to crusty plaques that extend beyond your hairline to your forehead or neck. This type of psoriasis can be very itchy. Using a medicated shampoo may help with scalp psoriasis. As many as half of all people with psoriasis experience nail changes caused by the condition. Changes in your nails may include pitting (holes), alterations in color and shape, thickening, and separation of the nail from the nail bed. About one in twenty people with psoriasis will have painful, stiff joints. This type of joint pain and swelling is called psoriatic arthritis. In many cases psoriatic arthritis affects only the fingers and toes. If you develop psoriatic arthritis, you will almost certainly experience nail changes. In rare cases, this form of arthritis can be severe and affect the joints in your spine as well. Psoriasis does not appear to directly cause any of these diseases, but it does put you at higher risk for developing them. Studies show that having psoriasis increases your risk of stroke and diabetes by about 40 percent. If you are 30 years old and you have severe psoriasis, your chances of having a heart attack are tripled. Take steps to lower your risk and protect your health by eating a heart-smart diet, getting regular exercise, and controlling your weight. Having psoriasis can be stressful. Studies show that people with psoriasis may have higher rates of depression and anxiety.
Anybody can get Psoriasis but the most targeted people are people that are often stressed, smoking, or often out in dry weather.
Yes it is a hereditary skin disorder.
Psoriasis is a disease that is caused when your white blood cells are reproducing to quickly causing a patch of skin. It appears white on top and pinkish on the bottom. This d…isease usually gets in contact with people who smoke, often get tense, or people with relatives that have the skin condition. There is no cure yet but dermatologist are working to find it. Until there is a cure you should go outside in the sun. The UV light contains Vitamin D which helps this skin condition.
guttate psoriasis is characterized by small, red, drop-like dots that enlarge rapidly and may be somewhat scaly.
You can inherit Psoriasis from your ancestors who had it. For example: I probably got psoriasis because it might of been inherited to me from my grandpa who has it as well.
It is characterized by blister-like lesions filled with non-infectious pus and surrounded by reddened skin.
The type of treatment needs to be determined by your physician. For extreme cases of psoriasis, the treatment needed would involve ultra violet light treatments. In small case…s you may use ointments and lotions.
Its hereditary , mine first started up in my early teens , i have it in small amounts constantly , but it tends to go nuts about once every ten years and the only place i don'…t get it is the face but i think it depends on type , there are a few found a good link below