Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease where the skin grows too fast. Dead skin cells build up on the skin’s surface to form inflamed, thick, silvery scales called plaques. You can also form small lesions that hurt or have pus in them. Stress, infections and certain medications may cause a flare up, but you can’t spread it to another person.
You can treat your psoriasis with medications, including oral, injected and topical. But it’s also important that you manage your symptoms. Suggestions to keep your psoriasis under control include: