What type of psoriasis do you have? Where does it affect you?
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According to WebMD, there are seven types of psoriasis:
- plaque psoriasis: commonly in the areas of elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back
- inverse psoriasis: commonly in the armpits, groing, under the breasts, and skin folds around genitals and buttoks
- guttate psoriasis: commonly in the areas of the trunk, upper arms, thighs, and scalp
- pustular psoriasis: commonly showing up in one are of the body, such as hands and feet.
- erythrodermic psoriasis: commonly affects most of the body and is widespread
- nail psoriasis: affecting the nails
- psoriatic arthritis: condition where the individual has both psoriasis and arthritis.
What type of psoriasis do you have? What are your symptoms and how are your treating them?
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I have plaque and psoriatic arthritis. I take pain-killers seldom and anti-inflammatories. Due to my distaste for pharmaceuticals, I also try and take high doses of probiotics, Vitamin
Take probiotics, vitamin C, vitamin D, and eat anti-inflammatory diet (alkaline)
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plaque psoriasis: I have this especially bad on both elbows, and left wrist about the size of a dime and on my back
inverse psoriasis: along the belt line from hip to hip.
I also have it on both ears and chest, when i was diagnosed, the nurse practioner in dermatology just said I have psorasis, gave me a steroid cream script (which I dont tend to use because it dont work) and left, so I tend to use A & D ointment that people use for their childrens diaper rash and coconut oil, both keep me from itching and flaking
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Though plaque psoriasis is the most well-known and most common (accounting for around 8 out of 10 psoriasis cases), there are actually seven known types of psoriasis!
Which type of psoriasis do you have? How does it affect you and how do you manage it?
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I also have plaque psoriasis + psoriatic arthritis. I have it pretty bad on my arms, neck, and scalp. And my joints have it bad too, especially my elbows.
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