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Can psoriasis be spread?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is not contagious but new spots can develop on presently normal skin.
A number of factors can be triggers including stress, strep infection, or wheat allergy. More extensive cases can be treated with ultraviolet light, internal medications or biologics.

In brief: Yes
It is not contagious but new spots can develop on presently normal skin.
A number of factors can be triggers including stress, strep infection, or wheat allergy. More extensive cases can be treated with ultraviolet light, internal medications or biologics.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: No
Psoriasis is not a contagious disease.

In brief: No
Psoriasis is not a contagious disease.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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