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Causes of Flexural psoriasis

List of causes of Flexural psoriasis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Flexural psoriasis) that could possibly cause Flexural psoriasis includes:

  • Stress: The emotional stress such as depression and anxiety are strongly associated with psoriasis flare-ups
  • Infections: A bacterial or viral infection can cause a flexural psoriasis
  • Excessive alcohol consumption and smoking
  • Persons living in cold temperature regions
  • Steroids and some other medications
  • Immune system: Any abnormality in the immune system, may lead to the condition of flexural psoriasis
  • One of the main cause of flexural psoriasis may be yeast overgrowth, as well as high sensitivity to friction and/or sweating
  • Certain medicines, including lithium salt and beta blockers have been reported to trigger or aggravate the disease
  • Family history: In 30-35% cases of flexural psoriasis, the main cause is heredity
  • Environmental factors are thought to trigger psoriasis in people who have a genetic tendency toward the disease
  • Injury: Sometimes even mild injuries to the skin such as abrasions can trigger a psoriasis flare
  • Flexural psoriasis is more frequent and severe in people who are overweight because it mainly occurs on skin folds and overweight person have lot of them
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Flexural psoriasis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Flexural psoriasis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Flexural psoriasis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Flexural psoriasis may be found in:


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