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What are the differences between psoriasis and eczema?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Immunologic

Psoriasis and eczema are both immunological conditions that causes inflammation in the skin.
Eczema is histamine driven and is related to hay fever and asthma. People with eczema have more allergies. Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory condition that affects the skin and joints, and more recently found to also affect the heart. Patients with psoriasis also have higher risks of skin cancers.

In brief: Immunologic

Psoriasis and eczema are both immunological conditions that causes inflammation in the skin.
Eczema is histamine driven and is related to hay fever and asthma. People with eczema have more allergies. Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory condition that affects the skin and joints, and more recently found to also affect the heart. Patients with psoriasis also have higher risks of skin cancers.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Psoriasis and Eczema

Psoriasis tends to be an autoimmune disease where your own antibodies attack the skin cells and tight junctions whereas eczema is typically an allergic skin condition associated with food allergies, pollen allergies and asthma.

In brief: Psoriasis and Eczema

Psoriasis tends to be an autoimmune disease where your own antibodies attack the skin cells and tight junctions whereas eczema is typically an allergic skin condition associated with food allergies, pollen allergies and asthma.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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