Psoriasis can be defined as a state of instability of the growth of the epidermis in certain topical locations. This is not a real disease, as it does not compromise the physical health of the individual and can spontaneously appear and disappear. This skin disorder, which is very common, can appear at any age and affect any part of the skin, including nails. The prevalence of psoriasis in the general population is estimated at between 1 and 3%. In general, one-third of patients develop the first manifestation of psoriasis in childhood or adolescence.
The best ointment or cream for psoriasis is the one that does not contain any chemical drugs, which only temporarily relieve the problem. The treatments that give real and concrete results are diet and natural remedies. The disease is in no case contagious and there is no unequivocal association with psoriasis; some events can help to unleash it in people already predisposed.
Psoriasis manifests itself in various forms and here are 8 of the most common ones.
This is the most common clinical manifestation of psoriasis. The lesion, typical in 80% of cases, is a well-demarcated plaque, erythematous and covered with silvery scaly scales. They flake and fall flaky when you touch the area and often cause itching and burning. The skin at the joints can crack and the lesions can manifest themselves in different sizes and severities, from small areas to areas so large that they become a debilitating problem.
In most cases, psoriasis affects the elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, face, palms and soles of the feet, but it can affect the skin in any area of the body; it can also affect the fingernails and toenails, and the soft tissues of the oral cavity and genital area. From the degree of erythema and desquamation, one can judge the activity of psoriasis. The more intense the erythema and the more desquamating the plaque, the more active the psoriasis is.