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9 Things You Should Know About Genital Psoriasis

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Woman hiding her face with her hands in embarrassment.
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Doctor wrong diagnosis, right or wrong.
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It’s often misdiagnosed


Concerned woman talking to her doctor.
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Doctors don’t know what causes it


Women sitting on park bench in shorts with legs crossed.
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It’s not confined to the genitals


Doctor giving an explanation to a female patient.
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Honesty is key


Couple tossing and turning in bed.
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It can affect your sleep


Playful couple relaxing in bed at home.
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You can still have sex


Young couple talking in bed.
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It’s not contagious


Boxers hanging on clothesline.
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Protection is crucial


Doctor talking to patient on phone and taking notes.
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Many treatment options exist


Claire Gillespie

Claire Gillespie

southpawclaire

Claire Gillespie writes about mental health, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and IBS for HealthCentral. She is a passionate about mental health awareness, and also writes about health and wellness for other sites, including Vice, SELF, Zocdoc, Reader’s Digest, and Healthline. You can follow her on Twitter @southpawclaire.