What is Psoriasis – Psoriatic Arthritis
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 is a condition where you have both psoriasis and arthritis (joint inflammation). In 70% of cases, people have psoriasis for about 10 years before developing psoriatic arthritis. About 90% of people with it also have nail changes. The most common symptoms are:
- Painful, stiff joints that are worse in the morning and after rest
- Sausage-like swelling of the fingers and toes
- Warm joints that may be discolored
Did you know there are 7 types of Psoriasis ?
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