Psoriasis is common and difficult to treat. It not only affects appearance of people, but also brings a number of other hazards. Why is psoriasis dangerous for patients?
Causes severe organ damage
Some patients with psoriasis suddenly develop a high fever, swelling and pain in joints, general malaise and an increase in number of white blood cells, and dense small pustules size of miliary grains quickly appear on skin. several months, is generalized pustular psoriasis. This disease is often complicated by damage to liver, kidneys and other systems, and can also be life-threatening due to secondary infection, electrolyte imbalance or insufficiency.
Brought joint damage to a patient
In addition to skin lesions in area of psoriatic joints, symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis also occur. Clinical manifestations include swelling and pain in joints, limited mobility, morning stiffness, and even effusion or joint deformity. Patients with a long course of disease may experience joint stiffness.
causing psychological harm
Psoriasis can spread all over body, and some exposed parts are prone to skin lesions, such as head and face, so patients cannot wear short-sleeved clothes, shorts, skirts, etc., and it is easy to cause certain psychological trauma to patients prone to low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, etc.
Causes skin flaking
Psoriasis causes itchy skin, and frequent scratching of skin can lead to a secondary skin infection. Psoriasis causes large amounts of dandruff to fall off, resulting in loss of nutrition. This is because dandruff contains protein, vitamins, etc., which in severe cases can easily cause hypoproteinemia or anemia associated with malnutrition. It is best to check protein and blood routine regularly.
Daily care for psoriasis
1. Patients with psoriasis should avoid trauma, scratching, and intense stimulation to avoid new skin lesions.
2. Patients with psoriasis should maintain an optimistic and comfortable mood, increase confidence in overcoming disease.
3. Pay attention to food hygiene to prevent psoriasis and other diseases.
4. Patients with psoriasis should not rub affected areas to avoid erosion and secondary infection.
5. Patients with psoriasis should wear clean and soft clothes and change underwear and sheets regularly to prevent skin infections
6.Psoriasis patients should take a bath with warm water.It is forbidden to bathe with strong alkaline soap and shampoo.Psoriasis patients should monitor freshness and air circulation in room.
Psoriasis has a big impact on patients. If patients want to be completely cured of their disease, they must go to a regular hospital for regular treatment and diagnosis. The condition was well relieved.