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Challenges as a Person of Color With Psoriasis

Plaque psoriasis advocate Alisha Bridges shares some of her personal challenges of being a person of color and having psoriasis, including being misdiagnosed with other skin conditions and therefore not getting proper treatment in a timely manner for her psoriasis. While psoriasis in darker skin types can present diagnostic challenges as it can display similar to other skin conditions, it can be important to see a specialist like a Dermatologist who may be able to make an accurate diagnosis and provide an appropriate treatment plan.