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Undiagnosed Flexural psoriasis

Undiagnosed Causes of Flexural psoriasis

As part of Flexural psoriasis diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Flexural psoriasis causes may have been overlooked:

  • 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
  • More hidden causes »

Undiagnosed Complications of Flexural psoriasis

As part of Flexural psoriasis diagnosis, consider whether any of these Flexural psoriasis complications may have been overlooked:

  • Chaffing and irritation from heat and sweat
  • Secondary fungal infections particularly candida (thrush)
  • Lichenification (a type of eczema) from rubbing and scratching - this is a particular problem around the anus where faecal material irritates causing increased itching
  • Sexual difficulties because of embarrassment and discomfort
  • Thinned skin due to long term overuse of strong topical steroid creams
  • More complications »

Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Flexural psoriasis leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Flexural psoriasis. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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