Plaque psoriasis shows up on the surface of the body, but unlike some common skin conditions, it’s actually an autoimmune disease that leads to inflammation you can’t see.2 Unless you treat plaque psoriasis from the inside, inflammation may continue to be present under the skin.2-4 If you’re impacted by itchy, flaky plaques, consider a treatment that targets them at the source.4,5
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about plaque psoriasis.
the truth behind the myths you may have heard.
Plaque psoriasis could show up in new places that may be hard to reach and difficult to treat.2
What you put on your skin only treats the outside. Plaque psoriasis starts inside the body and should be treated from the inside.2
Topicals can treat plaque psoriasis after symptoms appear on the skin, but not the underlying inflammation that causes plaque psoriasis.1,2
Your doctor may have prescribed you a cream or ointment which can be useful in managing plaque psoriasis symptoms, but they can also be greasy and inconvenient to apply. It’s important to note these are medications too and must be used as prescribed.2,6,8
If you’re treating with topicals, a mess of moisturizers, or covering up with a long-sleeve shirt, you may be working too hard. The good news? You can work with your doctor to manage your plaque psoriasis and discuss your treatment options.
Even if it feels like your symptoms aren’t that bad, oral treatments could still help. They go where topicals can’t, treating from within to reduce inflammation where it starts.3-5 If you’re looking to target itchy, flaky plaque psoriasis from inside the body, it may be time to talk to your doctor.
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