It's The (Dis)Comfort Factor
If psoriasis covers 1% of your body – roughly the size of your hand – your psoriasis is considered mild. But most dermatologists rate severity based on discomfort. If the 1% covers your face or your genitals for example it’s probably not defined as mild. At least by you!
Most people will do anything to make it better: Less itchy, less red, less noticeable. And there are a lot of products that do that. Choosing among them can be the hard part.
Here’s what you will want to discuss with your physician.
- Duration of treatment
Like to do your own investigating before the next visit? Every single product whether it’s a cream, an infusion or phototherapy lists all the risks and side effects right on the manufacturer’s website.