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Is there something in particular that causes psoriasis?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Heredity
A genetic predisposition is what leads to the skin condition called psoriaisis.
Certain drugs such as lithium can aggravate psoriaisis. In a few cases it can be associated with a strep throat or food allergy. These are triggers which worsen the psoriasis in susceptible individuals.

In brief: Heredity
A genetic predisposition is what leads to the skin condition called psoriaisis.
Certain drugs such as lithium can aggravate psoriaisis. In a few cases it can be associated with a strep throat or food allergy. These are triggers which worsen the psoriasis in susceptible individuals.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Autoimmune disease
Unfortunately it is an autoimmune disease manifested by antibodies directed against the skin and underlying structures.

In brief: Autoimmune disease
Unfortunately it is an autoimmune disease manifested by antibodies directed against the skin and underlying structures.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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