Learn about psoriasis —it's more than just a skin condition

What is psoriasis?

What are those skin changes and where did they come from? Learn about psoriasis symptoms and what’s happening inside your body.

Types of psoriasis

Different types of psoriasis can have very different symptoms. Find out which symptoms are similar to yours.

Psoriasis and your immune system

If you think psoriasis starts at the skin’s surface, think again. Find out what role the immune system plays in psoriasis.

Psoriasis and joint pain

See how skin symptoms and joint pain may be related. Also learn about the important connection between joint pain and joint damage.

Psoriatic arthritis

Do you have skin symptoms and joint pain? Learn about a related condition called psoriatic arthritis and why an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment are important.
"After my skin started to clear, I began swimming again."
Plaque psoriasis patient Gina

PsoriasisConnect.com can help you learn more about psoriasis. This section will give you a brief overview of psoriasis and discuss different types of psoriasis. You’ll see photos of symptoms for each type of psoriasis, including plaque psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, inverse psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, and erythrodermic psoriasis. You can also review a list of things that could trigger psoriasis flare-ups so you can try to avoid them. You can also access a symptom tracker tool to record your psoriasis symptoms to help you keep your doctor informed on your progress.

You will learn about the connection between psoriasis and your immune system. There’s also information about a related condition called psoriatic arthritis, which is a condition that includes both skin symptoms and joint pain. The type and severity of your psoriasis will help your doctor decide which type of treatment to recommend. It’s important to find a treatment that works for you before your condition progresses.