Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is a common skin disease. Basically, faster than normal skin cell growth causes Psoriasis.

What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a common skin disease. Basically, faster than normal skin cell growth causes Psoriasis. A chronic immune system disease, Psoriasis causes crusty patches on skin. There might occur infections or redness due to the occasional soreness. Since heredity is an issue, those with Psoriasis family story should be closely followed.

Psoriasis is not contagious. For the treatment, usually dermal creams, UV light therapy, prescribed medicine, or multiple combined methods can be used.

Who is at Risk for Developing Psoriasis?

It is more common among the adults. Yet, it also can be seen at early ages as well. While the disease gets mild at some periods, it might occasionally tend to repeat aggressively.

What are the Symptoms for Psoriasis?

The symptoms of Psoriasis might change depending on the person and the season. The disease, showing different symptoms in every patient, might get lost and suddenly reappear.

  • Dry skin,
  • Itching -especially at nights,
  • Stains on hands, feet, wrists, neck, upper chest, eyelids, inside the elbows and the knees,
  • Reddish stains on skin,
  • Cracked and crusty skin,
  • Infection,
  • Sensitive and sore skin due to itching.

When to see a Dermatologist?

As soon as you realize this sensitive condition with your skin, you need to see a Dermatologist. According to the results of the tests or the biopsy, a proper treatment method will be administered.


Psoriasis can be cured with topical creams, medicine, or Laser. The treatment process is planned based on the condition of the disease. It is imperative that you pay attention to some critical issues to prevent the escalation of the disease. Stay away from sweating, stress, unbalanced nutrition, chemicals like soap and detergent, and dust that might trigger the reaction on your skin. Keep away from smoking and alcohol. Take short showers with lüke warm water rather than hot.

Prefer healthy products for the cleaning of your hands, face, and body. Anti-bacterial soaps may dry your skin.

Dry your skin with a soft and natural towel, and apply a moisturizer within 5 minutes after the shower.

If you decide on the treatment for Psoriasis, do not forget to give the below information to your doctor:

  • Your medication,
  • The vitamins and minerals you take,
  • If pregnant, or thinking of becoming pregnant,
  • All the surgeries and cosmetic treatments you have already had.

Psoriasis treatment is one of the most important treatments. To diagnose your problem and follow the correct treatment procedure, please get an appointment to see Dermatologist Dr. Ersin Aydın at our clinic.