Foot Psoriasis only affects 4% of the skin on your body; but this can be the most stubborn and painful to fix. Learn what to do NOW!
What Is Psoriasis:
Psoriasis is an immune disease & the cause is unknown. It is unfotunately a condition that you have to learn to live with for the rest of your life.
There Is No Cure, But There Are Amazing Treatments.
Essentially your immune system mistakes cell markers, especially on the skin as a foreign or unwanted substance. It then proceeds to attack the skin. Psoriasis is not contagious.
Psoriasis is though to be a genetic component which is most likely in people who contain certain microscopic cell markers that are not present in everyone. It is also linked to various environmental factors such as stress and lack of oxygen, temperature and many more. So don’t blame your parents just yet!
If you want to learn more about psoriasis elsewhere in the body, then follow this link to Wikipedia which has a great comprehensive resource page to at least get your started in your treatments.
Psoriasis on the foot can drastically decrease the quality of your life. It has been known to stop people from wearing sandal, working and playing sports. In severe cases it has even stopped people from walking altogether, leading to increased odds of depression and social isolation. Don’t let this become you, there are treatments available that must be aggressively pursued!
Foot Psoriasis Symptoms:
- Thick Skin.
- Silver, white scales.
- Blister or vesicle-like swelling.
Prevention of Foot Psoriasis:
A decrease in the following activities has been shown to decrease the likelihood of psoriasis outbreaks and severity. Thus decreasing these may be able to increase your odds of living a comfortable lifestyle.
Avoid the following:
- Excessive alcohol consumption.
- Harsh soaps.
- Using a knife or pumice stone on inflamed skin.
- Decrease emotional stress.
- Decrease physical stress- such as temperature extremes.
- Many medications can cause flare-ups.
Foot Psoriasis Treatment:
Follow the link for each of the following specific treatment guides. Keep in mind that I am working from the mind frame that I base my observations based on cheapest effective medications before more expensive & perhaps more effective medications.
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More coming as soon as I can get to it. Sorry about the delay!