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Psoriasis Diagnosis

The first step towards the right diagnosis is identifying your symptoms. It is important that you provide your Dermatologist with all the relevant details regarding your illness. For example: Signs, symptoms, triggers, family history, etc. Your Dermatologist will diagnose your disease condition based on your symptoms, history, visual examination, and sometimes a skin biopsy.[1]

Visual Examination

Visual examination

A simple, but thorough visual examination of your skin, scalp and other areas generally affected by Psoriasis is an important part of the diagnosis process. Your Dermatologist will be able to distinguish the symptoms of Psoriasis from other skin diseases.[1]

Skin Biopsy

Skin biopsy

Your Dermatologist might take a small sample of your skin and send it to a laboratory. This procedure is known as a biopsy and is used to confirm the diagnosis of Psoriasis.[1]

The right Psoriasis diagnosis and appropriate treatment is the key to deal with the symptoms of Psoriasis and Unhide!

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References

  1. Everything You Need to Know About Psoriasis. Available[online] at URL: https://www.healthline.com/health/psoriasis. As accessed on January 22, 2020.