Have you noticed red and pink spots on the skin, and the skin itself significantly scales? Most likely, you have psoriasis, that is, a non-infectious dermatological disease. This disease is characterized by too fast cell division, which is about 30 times faster than normal. How does psoriasis appear and can it be cured?
Where do scales on the skin come from in the course of psoriasis? Cells that appear during the disease development do not have a chance to completely mature; as a result, the contacts between the cells disappear. The skin is affected by rashes with grey and white scales that easily drop off when touching.
This pathology is also characterized by an inflammatory process in the affected area meaning that the body defences are fighting against their own cells.
Symptoms of psoriasis are the following:
Most often, the disease manifests itself in people aged 18-25. Contrary to popular belief, psoriasis is not transmitted by shaking hands or using household items and items of intimate hygiene.
So why does psoriasis appear? Stress is considered to be the most “popular” cause of its development.
The exact causes of the disease are still unknown, but it is established that it can be induced by:
If you notice the above symptoms, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Only a doctor can prescribe an individual treatment based on your age, sex, body characteristics, health status and occupation.
In general, treatment of psoriasis can include:
To get rid of the external manifestations of psoriasis, you can use anti-inflammatory preparations, for example, ointments that eliminate redness and rash and help eliminate skin itching.