Flexural Psoriasis

Treating Flexural Psoriasis

Treatment of flexural psoriasis is more challenging due to the more sensitive areas of the body. The all-natural mineral salts in Psoriasis-Ltd delivers many well-known and well-documented beneficial minerals directly to the skin in a soothing application without the side effects that accompany many psoriasis treatments. Psoriasis-Ltd contains no irritating fragrances, which can result in further irritation in these sensitive areas. The flexural prone areas of the skin are very likely to be warm, damp areas that are ideal for fungal and specifically yeast to grow. And those crevice areas with flexing and friction causes some irritation also. Often traditional drugs have a hard time with this as the environment is perfect for fungal growth, yet Psoriasis-Ltd III is most ideal for solving the problem quickly.

Other natural methods of treating Flexural Psoriasis may include applying cornstarch to the affected area to keep it drier. Avoiding friction with belts if the psoriasis appears under the waist band of clothing. Certain fabrics can also cause additional irritation such as polyester blends and wool. The dye used in darker clothing may be a source of additional irritation.

What is Flexural Psoriasis?

Flexural psoriasis gets its name by being in the skin folds that flex with resulting irritation due to more movement. The breasts, armpits or any skin fold area is likely to have the problem. The more fold area is likely to have more flexural psoriasis due to middle age patients being over weight with larger creases or folds.

Flexural psoriasis is unique in that there is no scaling rather just bright red or pink patches that may be itchy. Perspiration or contact friction from clothing may cause increased irritation, which can be painful at times. Should the patch of affected skin can crack and bleed causing an increased risk of infection.

Cause of Flexural Psoriasis

Flexural psoriasis is thought to occur as a result of a yeast over growth, as well as high sensitivity to friction and perspiration. When flexural psoriasis occurs in the groin area, it can be very uncomfortable and embarrassing. Too much scratching can worsen it and cause extreme inflammation. Scratching, friction and sweating, harsh soaps and skin care products, and stress of all sorts can result in a worsening of the symptoms of flexural psoriasis. The affected areas are susceptible to over growth of bacteria and fungal infections.