Coping with Psoriasis

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Psoriasis

Expert advice on how to reduce psoriasis flare-ups and soothe dry, irritated skin.

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If you have psoriasis, you need to learn the best ways to take care of your dry, itchy skin. We asked experts 11 common questions about psoriasis, from how warm weather and exercise affects your skin, to whether it's safe to get a tattoo.

Here are some answers to key questions from Steven Feldman, MD, PhD, a professor of pathology and dermatology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. and Michael Traub, ND, author of Essentials of Dermatological Diagnosis and Integrative Therapeutics.

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