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Inverse psoriasis

Introduction: Inverse psoriasis

Description of Inverse psoriasis

Inverse psoriasis (medical condition): Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized...more »

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Genital psoriasis:
  »Introduction: Genital psoriasis
  »Symptoms of Genital psoriasis
  »Causes of Genital psoriasis
  »Treatments for Genital psoriasis

Inverse psoriasis: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Inverse psoriasis:

Inverse psoriasis as a Disease

Inverse psoriasis: Another name for Genital psoriasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Genital psoriasis
  »Symptoms of Genital psoriasis
  »Causes of Genital psoriasis
  »Treatments for Genital psoriasis

Inverse psoriasis: Related Diseases

Inverse psoriasis: Inverse psoriasis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Inverse psoriasis

Some of the causes of Inverse psoriasis are included in the list below:

  • Usually unknown or occurs spontaneously
  • Occasionally can be triggered by:
  • Tight clothes which rub on the skin
  • Contraceptives: sheaths, caps, spermicides
  • Sanitary towels, tampons

Symptoms of Inverse psoriasis (Genital psoriasis)

Some of the symptoms of Inverse psoriasis incude:

  • Inverse psoriasis typically occurs in the groin or genital area, the armpits, and skin folds, and usually appears as red bumps or patches on the skin. Unlike other forms of psoriasis, it is not scaly. These areas are often itchy or sore. Psoriasis of the genital area may be more painful than other types of psoriasis because it is in such a sensitive area.
  • Recurring attacks of skin rash symptoms
  • Red smooth shiny patches
  • Skin pain
  • Skin inflammation

Treatments for Inverse psoriasis (Genital psoriasis)

Treatments for Inverse psoriasis (Genital psoriasis) include:

  • There is no cure for psoriasis. There are many different treatments; however, a number of commonly used treatments for psoriasis cannot be used for genital psoriasis because the area is so sensitive
  • For instance, topical treatments are available both over the counter and by prescription. However, these can irritate the skin, cause inflammation, and cause skin to peel. Still, this is often the first treatment tried for inverse psoriasis
  • Phototherapy, exposure to ultraviolet B and ultraviolet A light
  • Laser treatment
  • Inverse psoriasis can be difficult to treat as the skin is very sensitive

Treatment of Inverse psoriasis: For more treatment information about Inverse psoriasis, see treatment of Genital psoriasis (Inverse psoriasis)

Inverse psoriasis: Article Excerpts about Genital psoriasis

Large, dry, smooth, vividly red plaques occur in the folds of the skin near the genitals, ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Psoriasis: NIAMS)

Large, dry, smooth, vividly red plaques occur in the folds of the skin near the genitals, ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Psoriasis: NIAMS)

Inverse psoriasis as a Symptom

Inverse psoriasis (symptom): Another name for Flexural psoriasis.
  »Introduction: Flexural psoriasis
  »Causes of Flexural psoriasis

Inverse psoriasis (symptom): Large, dry, smooth, vividly red plaques occur in the folds of the skin near the genitals, under the breasts, or in the... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Psoriasis: NIAMS)

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