Eruptive psoriasis: Introduction
Eruptive psoriasis: Guttate psoriasis is a skin condition in which small, red, teardrop-shaped spots appear on the arms, legs, and middle of the body. Guttate means "drop" in Latin.
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causes, and treatments of Eruptive psoriasis is available below.
Symptoms of Eruptive psoriasis
- Symptoms include itching and spots on the skin, called skin lesions, which are pinkish-red and look like teardrops. The spots may be covered with silver, flaky skin called scales.
- The spots usually occur on the arms, legs, and middle of the body (the trunk), but may appear in other body areas.
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Treatments for Eruptive psoriasis
- The goal of treatment is to control your symptoms and prevent secondary infections
- Cortisone (anti-itch) cream
- Dandruff shampoos (over-the-counter or prescription)
- Lotions that contain coal tar
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treatments for Eruptive psoriasis
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Eruptive psoriasis: Complications
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Causes of Eruptive psoriasis
- Bacteria or viral infections, including upper respiratory infections
- Injury to the skin, including cuts, burns, and insect bites
- Some medicines, including those used to treat malaria and certain heart conditions
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causes of Eruptive psoriasis
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Eruptive psoriasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Eruptive psoriasis
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
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Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be...read more »
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Eruptive psoriasis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Eruptive psoriasis: Rare Types
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Eruptive psoriasis: Animations
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Prognosis for Eruptive psoriasis
Prognosis for Eruptive psoriasis:
Psoriasis is a life-long condition that can be controlled with treatment.
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Eruptive psoriasis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Eruptive psoriasis
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