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4 Tips to Live Well With Psoriasis [INFOGRAPH]

By Shana O'Connor
 
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Psoriasis Infograph

Psoriasis affects nearly 3 percent of the world's population. Anyone can get psoriasis, but it occurs more often in adults. In many cases, there is a family history of psoriasis. There is no formal test for psoriasis as diagnosis is often done based on sight, clinical symptoms and family history. Sometimes a skin biopsy may be done to know for certain especially if the lesions look like other skin conditions such as eczema.

If you have Psoriasis you may often feel judged by the appearance of your skin, the stigma of which can be extremely distressing, resulting in feelings of embarrassment and insecurity.

It is important to learn how to live with Psoriasis and to get the support you need from the loved ones around you.

Below is an infograph with 4 tips to help you live with Psoriasis.

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