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What do I need to know about caring for someone with scalp psoriasis?

Caring for people with scalp psoriasis involves supporting them both physically and mentally. It's important to make sure your loved one is following doctor's recommendations for medications or other treatments. Also, make sure the person is following good general skin care habits. You should also keep in mind that scalp psoriasis can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety about appearance. Help provide positive support and encouragement if your loved one feels anxious or ashamed. Psoriasis is not contagious and should not prevent the person from having normal interactions.

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