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Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis

Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis: Introduction

Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis: Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis characterized by pustules rather the skin bumps. There are various subtypes of the disorder: generalized, annular, palmoplantar or juvenile. In palmoplantar pustulosis, the pustules only occur on the hands and feet. The skin under and around the pustules is red. The blisters tend to occur in repeated waves and may occur over a period of days or weeks. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis is available below.

Symptoms of Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis

Treatments for Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis

  • An important aspect of treatment is to identify and tackle the contributing factors
  • Use a moisturizer frequently and liberally to prevent your skin from cracking
  • Soaking in warm water with a bath oil or tar solution also helps to soften the skin
  • Choose comfortable footwear made from natural fibres
  • Avoid harsh soaps. Reduce how often you bathe or shower, and use lukewarm water and a mild soap
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Causes of Palmoplantar pustular psoriasis

  • Walking for prolonged periods may cause exacerbations on the feet
  • Injuries may aggravate the disorder
  • Certain occupations are therefore inadvisable for affected individuals
  • It is much more common in those who smoke (or have smoked in the past), sometimes runs in families and rarely occurs before adulthood
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