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How should I cleanse my skin if I have pustular psoriasis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Pustular psoriasis is a severe form of psoriasis. You should talk to your doctor or dermatologist about how to best care for your skin, including how to wash it, if you have this conditions.

Symptoms of pustular psoriasis include pus-filled lesions with red and swollen skin. Your doctor or dermatologist will probably recommend certain steps you should take when cleansing your skin, including skin that is not affected. By using a gentle cleanser or one made for sensitive skin, you can reduce chance of any additional skin irritation.

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