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  • Jun 2019

    Through my eyes: Autoimmune conditions

    My name is Amy Hoey, and I have several autoimmune conditions. This is the story of my long and frustrating journey pursuing diagnoses.

  • Jun 2019

    What causes penis skin to peel?

    Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to treat it here.

  • Jun 2019

    Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?

    Many researchers have looked at the effects of acupuncture on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. In this article, we look at how acupuncture can help, what the research says, and how to get acupuncture for psoriasis.

  • May 2019

    Does body weight contribute to the risk of psoriasis?

    Researchers have now established that greater body weight increases a person's psoriasis risk. The underlying mechanisms, however, remain unknown.

  • Apr 2019

    Psoriasis on black skin: What to know

    Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article.

  • Apr 2019

    Dry skin around the mouth: Causes and remedies

    The skin around the mouth may become dry because of allergies, skin conditions, or irritants, including certain products. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry skin around the mouth here.

  • Apr 2019

    Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?

    An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies.

  • Apr 2019

    Dry nipples: Causes and treatment

    The nipples are a sensitive area of the body. Many factors can cause nipple dryness, including chafing, eczema, and Paget’s disease of the breast. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for dry nipples, as well as when to see a doctor.

  • Apr 2019

    Top 6 remedies for dry skin on the face

    The skin on the face is sensitive, so it can often become dry. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the face and discuss gentle treatments and home remedies to relieve and prevent skin dryness.

  • Apr 2019

    Best remedies for dry skin on the feet

    Dry, scaly, or cracked skin on the feet is common. People can relieve dry skin using exfoliators, moisturizers, and foot soaks. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the feet and discuss five home remedies to remove and soften dry, dead skin on the feet.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans

    Arthritis mutilans most often occurs in people with psoriatic arthritis, though it is very rare today because of advances in medications for psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis mutilans can cause severe hand or foot abnormalities. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of this condition.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain

    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this article, we explore the symptoms and complications, and we discuss ways to relieve PsA jaw pain at home and with medical treatment.

  • Mar 2019

    How can psoriatic arthritis affect the feet?

    Psoriatic arthritis can have many effects on the body. In this article, we look at how the condition can affect the feet, including symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and home remedies.

  • Mar 2019

    What to know about psoriatic spondylitis

    Psoriatic spondylitis is a form of arthritis that affects the spine. It can develop anywhere between the lower back and the neck. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of psoriatic spondylitis.

  • Mar 2019

    What is the link between psoriatic arthritis and depression?

    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can contribute to some mental health conditions, including depression. In this article, we look at the link between PsA and depression, as well as treatments and coping strategies.

  • Mar 2019

    Top 10 cold weather tips for psoriatic arthritis

    In many people with psoriatic arthritis, cold weather can cause symptoms to flare. In this article, we discuss ways to manage psoriatic arthritis in cold weather, both in the short and long term.

  • Mar 2019

    Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know

    People who are overweight are more likely to get psoriatic arthritis, and this condition can make it difficult for people to exercise. In this article, we look at the link between psoriatic arthritis and weight gain, including safe ways to lose weight with this condition.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about winter rash

    A winter rash is when the skin becomes dry, cracked, and painful during the winter. It usually results from cold, dry conditions. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of winter rash.

  • Feb 2019

    ¿Qué son estas manchas blancas en mi piel?

    Las manchas blancas en la piel generalmente surgen cuando las proteínas cutáneas o las células muertas quedan atrapadas debajo de la superficie de la piel.

  • Feb 2019

    Immunosuppressants reduce artery plaque in people with psoriasis

    New research finds that a psoriasis treatment that suppresses the immune system can improve the cardiovascular health of those living with psoriasis.

  • Jan 2019

    How does psoriatic arthritis affect the nails?

    Psoriatic arthritis affects the nails in many ways, causing pitting, discoloration, and brittleness. Learn more about the signs and symptoms in this article.

  • Jan 2019

    What to know about psoriatic arthritis of the knee

    Psoriatic arthritis can affect many joints, including the knees. Symptoms in the knee can cause significant problems with walking and standing. In this article, learn about how doctors diagnose and treat psoriatic arthritis of the knee.

  • Jan 2019

    Which herbs can help with psoriasis?

    Herbs have a long history in the treatment of skin conditions. Recent review studies suggest that certain herbs can help with the symptoms of psoriasis. In this article, we look at the effectiveness and side effects of herbs and other plant treatments for psoriasis.

  • Jan 2019

    Which skin conditions can mimic psoriasis?

    Several skin conditions can have similar symptoms to psoriasis, and this can lead to a misdiagnosis. Learn about other conditions that look like psoriasis, and tips for getting the right diagnosis, here.

  • Jan 2019

    How are psoriasis and HIV related?

    Doctors estimate that 1 to 3 percent of people with HIV also have psoriasis. In this article, we explore the link between the two, and how the treatments for HIV and psoriasis might interact.