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Treatment

Why Isn't Your Treatment Working? Three Mistakes You May be Making.

Psoriasis treatments are far from one-size-fits-all. If yours isn’t working, there’s probably a reason.

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Symptoms

Finally, a Mom Gets the Right Diagnosis for Her Son

Amy Weiner’s son Shane started having symptoms of psoriatic arthritis as a toddler. Five dermatologists later, he finally got the correct diagnosis.

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Treatment

What I Learned From “Remission Guilt”

Being in remission from psoriasis can make you feel guilty and alienated from those with active disease. Here’s how one woman got over it.

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Skin Health

Treating Calluses, Boils, Corns, and Warts

Four common problems that usually affect the skin of the foot can also appear anywhere on the body.

Patient talking with OB-GYN.
Symptoms

The Most Common Concerns About Vaginal Health, According to an OB-GYN

How well do you know your own vagina? Alyssa Dweck, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist and author, addresses some of the most common worries women may have.

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Complications

My 4 Biggest Psoriasis Triggers

Psoriasis triggers are different for everyone. These are the four that cause me flares almost every time, including swimming, hot showers, and alcohol.

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Living With

4 Ways to Be a Great Advocate for Your Condition

Calling all advocates! Here are the best ways to fight on behalf of your condition.

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Diagnosis

Can Doctors Measure Psoriasis Severity?

There are several measurements doctors use to categorize the severity of your psoriasis. But do they look at all the variables?

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Can Porn Negatively Impact Your Life?

In today’s world, pornography can be accessed with a few clicks. How does this help or hurt us?

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Living With

11 Must Have Items for Psoriasis

Check out these items everyone with psoriasis can benefit from. Do you have any other suggestions? Share them on our Facebook page.