THE LINK BETWEEN PSORIASIS AND OTHER DISEASES

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The Common Link

Psoriasis is believed to be a disease of the immune system, but other conditions may occur at the same time, known as comorbidities. Comorbidities are when one or more additional conditions occur in a person who already has a chronic condition. However, psoriasis does not cause these other conditions, and vice versa.

Your doctor or dermatologist will screen you to identify potential comorbidities listed below and may refer you to a different doctor for further care.

Some of the more common comorbidities linked with psoriasis are: