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How does inverse psoriasis affect the body?

Inverse psoriasis affects the body in several ways. It is an immune system disorder, which means that the body begins to fight its own healthy cells instead of an actual disease or infection. This causes reddish-colored, irritated patches to appear in the various folds of the skin. They may develop under the breasts, in the armpits, or around the genital area.

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