Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition caused by an increased turnover of skin cells producing a thick scaly rash on the skin. It can affect the skin, scalp, nails and genital area and is occasionally associated with joint pain and swelling.
Treatment options include:
- A personalized skincare regimen including soaps, shampoos and moisturizers
- Topicals creams, ointments and scalp lotions
- Oral medications such as methotrexate, cyclosporin and acitretin
- Biologics (injections)
- Lifestyle measures