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What are the consequences of developing psoriasis?
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: POSSIBLY FEW
Psoriasis can be a difficult skin disease depending on its extensiveness on the body.
One of the main problems is a patient's self confidence dealing with the disease. Arthritis can occur in 40 percent of patients with psoriasis. Skin lesions can get infected if open and bleeding or picked at for example. The good news is that there are now excellant treatments for the disease, .

In brief: POSSIBLY FEW
Psoriasis can be a difficult skin disease depending on its extensiveness on the body.
One of the main problems is a patient's self confidence dealing with the disease. Arthritis can occur in 40 percent of patients with psoriasis. Skin lesions can get infected if open and bleeding or picked at for example. The good news is that there are now excellant treatments for the disease, .
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Having psoriasis is also associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease
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