What is psoriasis?
When it comes to this disease, a lot is going on under your skin causing what you see on the surface. Plaque psoriasis is an immune disease that is active in your body but shows up externally. It is hard to predict just where plaque psoriasis will appear on your skin. Unfortunately, plaque psoriasis is a chronic disease, which means it’s a disease that lasts a long time and can come and go.
What if psoriasis goes untreated?
Untreated, psoriasis can lead to plaques that will continue to build and spread. These can be quite painful; the itching can be severe. Uncontrolled plaques can become infected and cause scarring. You may also develop painful changes in your nails, possibly leading to the loss of your nails. If you are diagnosed with arthritis along with your psoriasis (psoriatic arthritis), you may experience stiffness, swelling and joint pain. You will need to take injectable treatments or oral medications for this. If you don’t keep up with treatment, you could develop permanent joint damage, which can be painful and disabling.
Solutions for psoriasis provided by Dermatology Associates of Seattle:
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Our dermatologists are engaged in research efforts to find the cause and cure of Psoriasis. If you are ready to manage your Psoriasis with effective, and healthy treatment options, the dermatologists at Dermatology Associates of Seattle are renowned for their efficient treatments with positive results against this persistent skin disease.
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