Hair loss and scalp psoriasis
Last updated: March 2023
Scalp psoriasis experience
I've struggled with scalp psoriasis since I was 7 (now 42!) I've tried light therapy, coal tar, and steroids; and nothing keeps it at bay. Every few years I get an episode of hair loss, even when my scalp psoriasis is under control (by that I mean I always have to treat it at least every 2 nights and then comb all the plaques out). The hair loss part mystifies me when my psoriasis remains static, as it happens every few years. Any suggestions are welcome.
Does your psoriasis management change with the seasons?