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Eruptive psoriasis

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, 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
  • Moisturizers
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Eruptive psoriasis: Complications

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Causes of Eruptive psoriasis

  • Inherited
  • 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
  • Stress
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Eruptive psoriasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Eruptive psoriasis

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Eruptive psoriasis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Eruptive psoriasis: Rare Types

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Eruptive psoriasis: Animations

Prognosis for Eruptive psoriasis

Prognosis for Eruptive psoriasis: Psoriasis is a life-long condition that can be controlled with treatment.

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