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How is psoriasis transmitted?
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In brief: NOT Contagious
Psoriasis is not contagious and cannot be spread between individuals.
There is evidence that there may be a genetic component to psoriasis and it may run in some families. However, many cases of psoriasis occur without any known family history.

In brief: NOT Contagious
Psoriasis is not contagious and cannot be spread between individuals.
There is evidence that there may be a genetic component to psoriasis and it may run in some families. However, many cases of psoriasis occur without any known family history.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Psoriasis
Psoriasis is typically an autoimmune disease where the body turns on itself and attacks the skin cells.
It is not a contagious disease.

In brief: Psoriasis
Psoriasis is typically an autoimmune disease where the body turns on itself and attacks the skin cells.
It is not a contagious disease.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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