What Are the Symptoms and Treatments for Psoriasis?

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We all know how frustrating it can be to have an itch that just won’t stop itching. Now, imagine adding a few other unpleasant symptoms, such as painful inflammation and scaly patches, to the mix. It certainly doesn’t sound like a pleasant experience, but it’s a challenge that many people with psoriasis face every day.

The chronic autoimmune disease known as psoriasis grants those who have it brief periods of respite, but it can flare up again at any time. Like all autoimmune diseases, psoriasis doesn’t have a cure and never disappears completely, but it's possible to manage the symptoms by following doctor prescribed treatment instructions. If you’re having skin issues and think you might have psoriasis, here’s what you need to know about the symptoms and possible treatments.