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what activities can make my psoriasis worse?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Lack of sunlight: Psoriasis may get worse with lack of sunshine, stress andin some people perhaps by gluten intake. Each person is different aos you can discuss these options with your physician.

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A 24-year-old member asked:

Is all psoriasis alike?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
Psoriasis alike: Psoriasis can be mild or severe; it can affect only one part of the skin; it can affect the nails; it can aggect the genital; it can affect the mucous membranes. It can affect the scalp. It can itch; it can burn. It truly id a heartbreak.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What health complications are associated with psoriasis

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Heart dz, skin ca: Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing skin cancers and cardiovascular disease. For this reason, it is recommended that those with psoriasis get general skin checks at least once yearly, and establish care with a primary care doctor to monitor cholesterol and be educated on heart disease prevention.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Is psoriasis linked to other diseases?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Yes: Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing skin cancers and cardiovascular disease. For this reason, it is recommended that those with psoriasis get general skin checks at least once yearly, and establish care with a primary care doctor to monitor cholesterol and be educated on heart disease prevention.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How're lipomas and psoriasis related?

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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
They are not: As far as i know they have no relation to one another.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can psoriasis kill someone?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: Psoriasis is not a fatal disease.

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