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How do I manage my inverse psoriasis on a daily basis?

There are several things you can do to manage your inverse psoriasis on a daily basis. In addition to the treatment options recommended by your doctor, bathing regularly, using moisturizers, and taking steps to protect your skin can help your symptoms. Be careful of activities that may worsen your symptoms, too, such as stress, smoking and sunlight.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have been diagnosed with flexural psoriasis (also called inverse psoriasis), your doctor will help you come up with a management plan to help keep your flare-ups under control. This may include avoiding triggers that seem to worsen your psoriasis, following a gentle bathing routine that avoids hot water and harsh cleansers, using appropriate moisturizers, managing your sun exposure, and taking your medications as directed.

Though there is no cure for psoriasis, finding a good dermatologist or rheumatologist and following the treatment plan he or she outlines for you is the best way to manage the condition.

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