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Psoriasis- What Causes Psoriasis?


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Any bacteria do not cause psoriasis. No virus or fungus causes it. It is not a contagious disease. There is
nothing but body that decides if you will get psoriasis or not.



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psoriasis,bacteria,virus,fungus,sunburn,stress,skin,infections,



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Any bacteria do not cause psoriasis. No virus or fungus causes it. It is not a contagious disease. There is
nothing but body that decides if you will get psoriasis or not. A gene is responsible for psoriasis. Those who
have that gene may get psoriasis if it is triggered.


Psoriasis - common triggers


The common triggers of psoriasis are sunburn, stress, skin injury, some medications, infections, smoking,
drinking, and change in weather. Any of these can trigger psoriasis in a person who has the faulty gene. The
gene makes skin act abnormally. Again it is not necessary that every time the triggers will work. Sometimes
they don't while sometimes a small trigger flares up psoriasis. Talking about the gene, not all siblings get
psoriasis. It can be hereditary many times. As we discussed, for getting psoriasis you need a faulty gene and
a trigger. Many healthy persons who show no sign of psoriasis sometimes get a small injury and the skin
does not heal. After some days, the doctors find out that the person has psoriasis, which is not allowing the
skin to heal. The strange behavior of skin at certain places on the body is responsible for psoriasis. Skin
misbehaves at the command of a gene. Let us see how skin acts differently in psoriasis.


Psoriasis - skin action in psoriasis


In our skin the bottom layer produces new cells. These new cells take up to a month to travel to the top and
the dead cells from the top are shed off. We can say that the skin renews itself every month. What skin cells
you have today are not those you were born with. Old cells die and new cells are born. That way our whole
body renews itself. In psoriasis skin, the speed at which skin brings up the new cells and sheds the old
increases many fold. The cells are shed every third or fourth day instead of a month. This creates the red
patches, flakes and itching. The skin misbehaves at the command of a gene.
Every treatment aims towards providing relief to itching, removing the flakes and slowing down the process
of skin cells coming up.


This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be a medical advise and it is not a
substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please
follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome
or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.




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