What is Psoriasis – Guttate Psoriasis
The 7 Types of Psoriasis
Knowing which kind of psoriasis you have helps you and your doctor make a treatment plan. Most people only have one type at a time. Sometimes, after your symptoms go away, a new form of psoriasis will crop up in response to a trigger.
Here’s how you can spot the 7 types of psoriasis.
This type often starts in children or young adults. It happens in less than 2% of cases.
Guttate psoriasis causes small, pink-red spots on your skin. They often appear on your:
- Upper Arms
- Upper respiratory infection such as strep throat or tonsillitis
- Skin injury
- Certain drugs such as beta-blockers
This type of psoriasis may go away within a few weeks, even without treatment. Some cases, though, are more stubborn and require treatment.
Did you know there are 7 types of Psoriasis ?
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