If you have scalp psoriasis, try a medicated shampoo that contains coal tar or a dandruff shampoo and follow the directions on the label. Apply an over-the-counter softening gel to your scalp at night and wash it out in the morning. Avoid combing or brushing your hair too vigorously - scratching your scalp can worsen psoriasis symptoms.
Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling, and scaly, itchy patches on the skin? Could be psoriatic arthritis.
The more you know about psoriasis, the easier it is to make important decisions concerning your medical care.
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