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How common is psoriasis?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: 2 percent

About 2 per cent of the population have psoriasis, most have a mild case which can be treated with cream only.
More extensive cases can be helped with laser, sunlsmp or internal drugs.

In brief: 2 percent

About 2 per cent of the population have psoriasis, most have a mild case which can be treated with cream only.
More extensive cases can be helped with laser, sunlsmp or internal drugs.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Psoriasis

Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the U.
S. According to current studies, as many as 7.5 million americans—approximately 2.2 percent of the population--have psoriasis. 125 million people worldwide—2 to 3 percent of the total population—have psoriasis, according to the world psoriasis day consortium.

In brief: Psoriasis

Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the U.
S. According to current studies, as many as 7.5 million americans—approximately 2.2 percent of the population--have psoriasis. 125 million people worldwide—2 to 3 percent of the total population—have psoriasis, according to the world psoriasis day consortium.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Jay Bayer
Plaque psoriasis can also represent future cardiovascular risk. Have cholesterol checked. Best if questionable request NMR or see Lipidologists.
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