Do I have psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic disease, generally characterized by red, itchy patches of skin on different parts of the body.
Although different forms of psoriasis carry different symptoms, general signs of psoriasis include:
Psoriasis symptoms can appear for months at a time and then subside (or even go into remission). Some psoriasis is persistently present.
Psoriatic arthritis, which occurs when psoriasis affects the joints, is a condition that causes swollen, painful joints typical of arthritic symptoms. Psoriatic arthritis should be addressed as soon as possible as it can cause permanent joint damage if not treated.
When to see your doctor
Psoriasis can significantly affect the quality of life and symptoms can be persistent if left untreated. Seek medical advice if you:
Seek advice from Dermatology of Athens
With effective treatment and guidance, you don’t need to live with psoriasis symptoms. Dermatology of Athens is trained on cutting edge treatments for psoriasis, and we can provide comprehensive and compassionate care for your skin needs.
To discuss your psoriasis (or ask questions), give us a call at 706-353-8220 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can’t wait to care for your skin!