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Could I have given psoriasis to my friend?

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Dr. HENRY LEGERE
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that affects the skin.
It occurs when the immune system mistakes the skin cells as a pathogen, and sends out faulty signals that cause overproduction of new skin cells. Psoriasis is not contagious. If your diagnosis is correct there is no possibility of this.

In brief: No

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that affects the skin.
It occurs when the immune system mistakes the skin cells as a pathogen, and sends out faulty signals that cause overproduction of new skin cells. Psoriasis is not contagious. If your diagnosis is correct there is no possibility of this.
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
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Dr. Giana Nicoara
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder. It is not contagious.

In brief: No

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder. It is not contagious.
Dr. Giana Nicoara
Dr. Giana Nicoara
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