Question: Do men have psoriasis?

Psoriasis affects men and women at an equal rate but treating psoriasis as a man may take some extra considerations. You may be struggling with the stigma of having a visible skin condition. You may have questions about how your disease will affect dating and intimacy.

How is psoriasis treated in men?

Treating psoriasis In most cases, the first treatment used will be a topical treatment, such as vitamin D analogues or topical corticosteroids. Topical treatments are creams and ointments applied to the skin. If these are not effective, or your condition is more severe, a treatment called phototherapy may be used.

Is psoriasis curable or not?

Theres no cure for psoriasis. But treatment can help you feel better. You may need topical, oral, or body-wide (systemic) treatments. Even if you have severe psoriasis, there are good ways to manage your flare-ups.

How does someone get psoriasis?

Psoriasis is caused, at least in part, by the immune system mistakenly attacking healthy skin cells. If youre sick or battling an infection, your immune system will go into overdrive to fight the infection. This might start another psoriasis flare-up. Strep throat is a common trigger.

How did I get psoriasis?

Psoriasis is caused, at least in part, by the immune system mistakenly attacking healthy skin cells. If youre sick or battling an infection, your immune system will go into overdrive to fight the infection. This might start another psoriasis flare-up. Strep throat is a common trigger.

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