Women are more vulnerable to psoriasis disease 

Published: October 25, 2018
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Woman with psoriasis. PHOTO: ONLINE/ FILE

Woman with psoriasis. PHOTO: ONLINE/ FILE

KARACHI: “Psoriasis drastically affects the everyday lives of patients as it victimises more than 125 million people worldwide,” reads a statement to mark upcoming International Psoriasis Day on October 29.

Pakistan Psoriasis Foundation report states that in an analysis of survey data from 5,000 psoriasis patients, 20% of women said that psoriasis was a massive problem in their everyday lives, compared to only 12% of men.

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Overall, women have greater difficulty dealing with the psychological and social issues brought about by the condition.

Sindh Government Hospital Saudabad Chief Medical Officer Dr Fauzia Farid said, “Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease clinically evident as raised inflamed scaly red skin lesions that crack and itch.”

Published in The Express Tribune, October 25th, 2018.

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  • Imran
    Oct 25, 2018 - 10:07AM

    We should look towards some herbal or homeopathic solution , allopathic make it worst.Recommend

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