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What should I avoid if I have exfoliative psoriasis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have exfoliative psoriasis (also called erythrodermic psoriasis) or symptoms associated with it, the most important thing to avoid is waiting to talk to your doctor. This rare but very serious form of the autoimmune condition psoriasis can lead to a number of life-threatening complications and requires immediate medical attention.

Once your doctor has begun an effective treatment plan for you, he or she can help you learn what you should or should not be doing during your recovery to help prevent another flare-up.

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