Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis on Your Feet

Suggestions to soothe it

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(HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis causes red, scaly, itchy plaques on the skin, including the feet.

The American Podiatric Medical Association suggests these ways to soothe it:

  • Moisturize your feet regularly. Choose a moisturizer that's hypoallergenic and non-irritating.
  • Soak feet in an oatmeal bath.
  • Ask your doctor about special light therapy.
  • Avoid psoriasis triggers, such as alcohol and exposure to dry air.
  • See a podiatrist if your foot psoriasis doesn't improve.

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