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If you have psoriasis, your skin is very
sensitive. To protect your skin, avoid:
The most important thing you can do is to keep
your skin moist. Use moisturizing creams, ointments, and lotions.
Protect your skin by:
Protect your nails by:
You can keep your skin moist by:
Protect your scalp by:
Use prescribed medicines by following the instructions for skin products
and medicines prescribed for you.
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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