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Living With Psoriasis

Content provided by: Better Medicine from Healthgrades

Managing Psoriasis in Style

Psoriasis shouldn’t be all you see when you look at yourself. Yes, parts of your skin might be red and scaly, but that’s not all there is to your appearance. Don’t let psoriasis wreck your self-image. Take these 8 tips for taking care of your body and looking your best ›

Removing Unwanted Hair When You Have Psoriasis

Getting rid of facial or body hair is a little more difficult when you have psoriasis. The last thing you want to do is injure your sensitive skin. But that doesn't mean you have to live with hair on your body or face that you don't want there. You just have to be careful.

Wax, cream, or razor? Find out the best ways to stay hair-free when you have psoriasis

Are You Psoriasis Savvy?

Psoriasis is a complicated disease. Test your knowledge.

Dating Tips: Don’t Let Psoriasis Keep You at Home

Dating can be nerve-wracking for anyone—and having psoriasis just gives you one more thing to be nervous about. Maybe you’re concerned that your date will be turned off by how your skin looks. Or perhaps you worry that you’ll be rejected because your date fears catching the disease.

Unfortunately, some people let such concerns stand in their way. In a survey by the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) of 426 people with psoriasis, about one-third said they limited dating or intimacy because of their skin condition.

Get advice for navigating relationship waters

Reference: Skin, Hair and Nails section on Better Medicine


Did You Know?

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Psoriasis usually starts between ages 15 and 35.

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