November 30, 2015
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Scalp Psoriasis (cont.)

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What is the prognosis of scalp psoriasis? Is there a cure?

Since psoriasis is incurable unless there is a miraculous spontaneous resolution, those afflicted need to remember that constant care is required to keep it controlled. With diligent attention, scalp psoriasis can be controlled.

Are there support groups for individuals with psoriasis?

Patient support groups like the National Psoriasis Foundation are valuable additions to medical care that can aid individuals dealing with the disease.


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