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Any ideas for working with psoriasis?

Work is often very difficult, whether it is dealing with coworkers not understanding, being uncomfortable, or just having trouble showing up.

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  1. Profile photo of DianeT DianeT says:

    I have been working in the corporate world for over 30 years. I was covered from head to toe in psoriasis most of my working life. The one thing I have learned after all these years is to talk to your colleagues about your conditions from the start so people don’t have to guess what is going on with you. Let them know you’re not contagious and be honest about how it impacts your life. Educate them about your condition; they will respect you more.

  2. Profile photo of RebeccaB RebeccaB moderator says:

    Definitely some staples to check out clothing wise: long sleeve shirts and lighter colored clothing because the flakes aren’t as noticeble as they are on darker colors. Good luck!

  3. Profile photo of RichardF RichardF moderator says:

    Working with psoriasis can absolutely present a multitude of difficulties. This recent article from our editorial team looks at the challenges of working with psoriasis: https://plaquepsoriasis.com/living/work-challenges/. You may also want to look at this article from one of our contributors on working with psoriasis, including dressing, pain and fatigue, and talking to colleagues: https://plaquepsoriasis.com/living/i-want-to-work/.

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