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10 Things Kim Kardashian Should Know About Psoriasis

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Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with psoriasis in 2011
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psoriasis on elbow
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Psoriasis is not rare


mother and daughters
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Psoriasis is hereditary


friends close together
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Psoriasis is not contagious


arthritic hand pain
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Psoriasis can lead to psoriatic arthritis


psoriasis of fingernails
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Psoriasis can show up on any part of the body


doctor talking with female patient
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Diagnosing psoriasis


conferring with doctor
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Psoriasis can be linked to other medical conditions


stress psoriasis trigger
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Psoriasis triggers


medications can cause flare ups
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Some medications can cause psoriasis flare-ups


topical cream for mild psoriasis
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Psoriasis can be treated, but not cured


Amy Tudor

Amy Tudor

Amy wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Psoriasis.