Psoriasis Awareness Month is August, Learn More About Psoriasis

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and Alaska Family Dermatology is participating to raise awareness about psoriasis and its effects, which impact millions of people worldwide.

Psoriasis is a skin condition that makes the skin build into bumpy red patches. It causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches. It is most commonly found on the knees, elbows, trunk, and scalp of patients. The pain from the irritation can cause sleep issues, constant itching, and more. Psoriasis is a common skin condition that tends to go through cycles, causing issues for weeks or even months. Symptoms can be managed with several treatment options.