(Board Certified Dermatologist, Yolanda C. Holmes, MD, FAAD., specializing in the treatment of adult acne, rosacea, eczema, mole removal, razor bump removal, wrinkle reduction, non-surgical cellulite removal, complexion blending, CLICK HERE to learn more about our on-line patient consultations)
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes considerable discomfort, itches, and may result in cracking and bleeding. Though it cannot be cured , under the medical supervision of Dr. Yolanda L. Holmes, it can be controlled. Psoriasis can appear in several forms, most commonly as raised, reddish skin patches with white scales, and can range in intensity from mild to severe. It can occur anywhere on the skin, most frequently on the scalp, lower back, knees and elbows. If you are suffering from psoriasis please consider calling our practice, Dr. Holmes can help ease the symptoms and manage the condition.
There are several types of psoriasis. Symptoms for each type may vary in severity and appear in a wide array of combinations. In general, the major symptoms of psoriasis include:
Nearly 90% of people with psoriasis have this type of psoriasis.
Similar plaques in the same area on both sides of the body (for example, both knees or both elbows).
Nail disorders are common, especially in severe psoriasis. Nail symptoms include:
Joint swelling, tenderness, and pain
If you have any concerns about the appearance or condition of you skin, please don't hesitate to call us today. Board certified Cosmetic / Medical Dermatologist Dr. Yolanda C. Holmes would like to share with you the most current information on skin care and health. She will make sure that you receive the best treatment available.
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