Community Views: How to Manage Scalp Psoriasis
Psoriasis anywhere on the body is uncomfortable, but it is especially hard to tolerate on the scalp. When psoriasis shows up on your head, not only can people see it more easily, but it can also be harder to keep yourself from scratching this affected area.
Hear straight from real patients
The good news is that many people in the psoriasis community have found solutions to this challenge. To hear what is working for them, we reached out to followers of our Facebook page and asked: “What advice would you give a friend with scalp psoriasis?
More than 150 people responded to this hot topic. Here is what was shared.
Go to a dermatologist
Many community members shared that a great first step is to see a dermatologist. For them, the dermatologist removed a lot of guesswork, connecting them to immediate solutions.
“Go to a good dermatologist. I had it bad for almost 14 years before I went. Gave me scalp topical medicine and an as-needed topical. Now I barely have scales.”
“See a dermatologist.”
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