How to Treat Psoriasis Itch
The itching that psoriasis lesions cause may affect your quality of life more than the physical appearance of them. Itching is one of the most common psoriasis symptoms and affects up to 90% of people with psoriasis.
The itching that psoriasis causes differ than the type of itch some other skin conditions bring about as a burning sensation often accompanies the psoriasis itch. Even though proper psoriasis care and treatment do lessen the severity of all symptoms and flare-ups, there are some things you can do to relieve the itch of psoriasis.
Stress As a Trigger
Stress is a psoriasis trigger, causing flare-ups while making the symptoms more severe, including the itch.