Without realizing it you can suffer from psoriasis, know the symptoms and go to a specialist to avoid serious consequences on your health.
Any type of skin condition is very easy to perceive, even anyone can self-medicate without actually knowing the problem they suffer from. It is common that when observing an abnormal change in the skin, it can be thought that it is due to a lack of hydration or some type of vitamin, even being exposed to the sun for many hours.
However, there are many skin conditions that, when not treated with a specialist, can have serious consequences, affecting the physical and emotional health of any person, such as Psoriasis.
This disease is common to be suffered from childhood to adulthood, since it is hereditary and genetic, although it has no cure, it is controllable. Precautions are recommended to avoid triggers that affect health such as an arthritis problem.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease, which appears in the form of redness, peeling or swelling, causing pain and itching, in some area of the body, they have the appearance of red plaques or drops.
The areas that can be affected are: The scalp (in the form of dandruff), on the knees, elbows, armpits, ears among other parts of the body. In short, it is a deficiency in cell regeneration.
Although this condition is genetic and hereditary, it can also appear due to external factors such as: nervous stress, obesity, alcohol consumption, hormonal changes, wounds, blows, sunburns, viral infections, among others.
But what symptoms does psoriasis cause?
It appears suddenly and can disappear anywhere on the body
In the form of irritated, reddish, scaly patches or plaques. The skin may be dry and covered with thick scales, the color is pink or red, causing extreme itching. Some linked diseases are: genital lesions in men, joint pain, change in nails (color and texture), abundant dandruff in the hair.
1. Bone pain
You may be having some pain in your joints. Joint inflammation and stiffness are the first symptoms to detect the disease. It is so common that you can confuse the symptoms with a condition of fatigue, however it can appear up to the tips of the fingers, the spine and it can hurt the body and suddenly the discomfort disappears.
2. Gums with gingivitis
Any problem you have with your gums can be a picture of psoriasis. Gingivitis is an inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth. Long-term deposits of plaque (it’s a sticky material made up of bacteria, mucus, and food residue) build up on teeth, causing cavities and tartar. Therefore, it is important to always have excellent oral hygiene to prevent any of this disease.
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A study revealed that people with rhinosinusitis are likely to develop psoriasis. This respiratory disease with an infectious and inflammatory process at the level of the nose and paranasal sinuses, which remains present for more than 10 days and less than 3 months. It can occur through fever, cough, headache, among others.
4. Nerves and stress
The emotional factor can develop nervous system disorders and poor regulation of the blood vessels, damaging the blood supply in certain areas of the skin. Some lesions in the nerve endings can have psoriasis.
Some emotions, such as anger or fear, causes the body to increase the production of chemicals and hormones, causing the blood to clot easily, causing problems.
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All types of sporiasis have a treatment such as the application of creams, lotions and in some cases the consumption of medications. It is important to detect symptoms early to avoid serious consequences.