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9 Tips for Soothing a Psoriasis Flare

Psoriasis flares can be unpredictable and frustrating.

Psoriasis plaques are itchy, red, thick, and scaly. They can be irritating, painful, embarrassing, and stubborn. But don’t despair, your doctor has many powerful treatment options to help clear your skin and there are several things you can do to soothe your flare. 



THIS CONTENT DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. This content is provided for informational purposes and reflects the opinions of the author. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional regarding your health. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact your doctor immediately or call 911.


Laura Marusinec, MD

Laura Marusinec, MD, is a pediatrician with expertise in urgent care and dermatology. She has been in practice for over 17 years. She is also a freelance medical writer and editor.
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Publish Date: Dec 2, 2015

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