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What effect does the sun have on psoriasis?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can improve it

Sunshine can improve psoriasi.
As good as sunshine is, we have to remember that sunshine does increase the risk of skin cancer. It should be used with care and treatment of psoriasis under the care of the dermatologist.

In brief: Can improve it

Sunshine can improve psoriasi.
As good as sunshine is, we have to remember that sunshine does increase the risk of skin cancer. It should be used with care and treatment of psoriasis under the care of the dermatologist.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Psoriasis Sun

Many people with psoriasis often get better when they are out in the sun.
That doesn't mean you have to bake in it! excessive sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, wrinkles, and a whole host of skin problems. Moderate exposure, periodically, with the blessing of your physician, can help.

In brief: Psoriasis Sun

Many people with psoriasis often get better when they are out in the sun.
That doesn't mean you have to bake in it! excessive sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, wrinkles, and a whole host of skin problems. Moderate exposure, periodically, with the blessing of your physician, can help.
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology

In brief: Psoriasis

Mild sun exposure without burning may improve psoriasis in many patients .
In other cases, sun exposure may worsen the condition.

In brief: Psoriasis

Mild sun exposure without burning may improve psoriasis in many patients .
In other cases, sun exposure may worsen the condition.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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