Frequently Asked Questions on Psoriasis


Who is at the risk of Psoraisis?

Psoriasis can affect men, women or children alike and may occur at any age from infant to elderly but usually occurs between the ages of 10 and 30.

Is Psoraisis contagious?

No, Psoraisis is not contagious i.e. it does not spread by contact to the diseased person.

What are the different types of psoraisis?

The different types of psoraisis include Chronic plaque discoid psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris), Guttate psoriasis (Raindrop psoriasis), Scalp psoriasis, flexural psoriasis, napkin psoriasis, palmar plantar pustular psoriasis, generalised pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis, nail psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

What is the cure for psoraisis?

There is no cure for psoraisis but treatment can help in alleviating the symptoms of psoraisis.

What is the cure for psoraisis?

There is no cure for psoraisis but treatment can help in alleviating the symptoms of psoraisis.

How can itching due to psoraisis be controlled?

OTC itch relief creams can be used to get rid of the itching due to psoraisis. Also keep the skin moisturized as dry skin can aggrevate itching.