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3 Types of Psoriasis and the Symptoms

3 Types of Psoriasis and the Symptoms
Psoriasis is a chronic disease that lasts for a lifetime. The symptoms and signs of the disease vary depending on the type and the person. For some people the symptoms can clear up for years at a time, which is known as remission.
Here are the types of psoriasis and the symptoms:

1. Plaque psoriasis
. Patches that thicken when scratched 
. Silvery-white coating patches 
. Raised, reddish patches that appear anywhere 
. Patches appear in the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp 
. Itching 
. Nails with pits that are crumbling


2. Guttate psoriasis
. Spots that appear after an illness like strep throat
. Small red spots, commonly on the arms, trunks and legs
. Spots that clear in a few weeks or months without treatments
. Spots that appear where the person ha plaque psoriasis

3. Pustular psoriasis
. Bumps often only on the soles and palms 
. Red, swollen and dotted skin with pus-filled bumps 
. Brown dots on the skin after pus-filled bumps dry 
. Soreness on the bumps

This type of psoriasis has a special symptom, which is when pus-filled bumps cover the body, the person may have bright-red skin. He or she will feel ill, and always exhausted. Commonly, the person who had this psoriasis also has a fever, chills, rapid pulse, severe itching, muscle weakness and loss of appetite. 

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