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Psoriasis is an itchy and painful skin condition. A problem with the immune system causes extra skin cells to build up quickly on top of each other, leading to the development of a variety symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Some of the psoriasis symptoms include: Symptoms of Psoriasis -Silvery, scaly patches -Dry, cracked skin -Bleeding skin -Itchy skin -Burning skin Psoriasis symptoms may be constant, or they may come and go. Symptoms may show up in certain places on the body such as elbows and knees. Beyond the skin symptoms, psoriasis affects the inside of the body since psoriasis is a systemic disease. People...

If you have an itch that just won't leave you alone -- along with blotches of red on your skin, you probably have a chronic skin condition that needs attention. Dry, scaly and irritated skin can be due to a number of skin conditions. Two that can sometimes appear similar but are very different are psoriasis and eczema (atopic dermatitis). Both are skin conditions with similar symptoms but there are important differences in what causes them, their symptoms, and how they are treated and managed. It’s important to understand the differences between psoriasis and eczema so you can manage them...

  Alisha Bridges has lived and thrived with psoriatic disease for over two decades. She is a blogger and health advocate who strives to inspire others with her story of living with a chronic condition. She shares insights and helpful tips from her experiences and holistic approaches to help manage her chronic condition. Read her poignant story:    “You are a pretty girl, but your skin is ugly.” Those hurtful words pierced through me. I immediately felt pain, emotional discomfort, and shame. Those words killed my self-esteem, and for a moment, a part of me crawled away and died. At this...

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