Recover from Psoriasis with Dimer Health once you leave the hospital

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can cause red, scaly patches of skin to appear anywhere on the body. Post-acute care after hospitalization for psoriasis is important to help manage the condition and prevent complications.

Get a personalized care plan and 24x7 clinical support until you fully recover:

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We will create a personalized core plan and set follow up appointments as needed

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We accept most insurances and currently available in New Jersey and New York

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What is Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that affects the skin, causing rapid buildup of skin cells. This buildup leads to scaling on the skin's surface. Inflammation and redness around the scales are common. Typical psoriatic scales are whitish-silver and develop in thick, red patches. Sometimes, these patches will crack and bleed. Psoriasis is the result of an accelerated skin production process. Typically, skin cells grow deep in the skin and slowly rise to the surface. In psoriasis, this process is significantly sped up, taking just a few days for skin cells to rise to the surface and instead of falling off, the cells pile up and form lesions.

The exact cause of psoriasis is unknown, though it is understood to have a genetic component and can be triggered by a combination of environmental factors and immune system activity. Triggers can include stress, skin injury (such as cuts or scrapes), a heavy alcohol intake, smoking, and certain medications. While there is no cure for psoriasis, various treatments can help control the symptoms. These may include topical treatments, phototherapy, and systemic medications. Lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a healthy diet, reducing stress, and managing triggers, are also recommended to help control flare-ups.

Please call or book an appointment with us if you think you have Psoriasis or are recovering from it

Psoriasis Recovery Tips

Recovering from psoriasis treatment after a hospital discharge involves managing symptoms and preventing flare-ups. Here are some essential tips to help you recover effectively:

Following these tips can help you recover more comfortably and effectively from Psoriasis.

  1. Follow Your Treatment Plan: Adhere strictly to the treatment regimen prescribed by your doctor, whether it includes topical treatments, phototherapy, oral medications, or biologics. Consistency is key in managing psoriasis symptoms effectively.
  2. Moisturize Regularly: Keeping your skin moisturized can help reduce dryness, itching, and scaling. Use fragrance-free moisturizers that are designed for sensitive skin and apply them after bathing to lock in moisture.
  3. Manage Stress: Stress is a well-known trigger for psoriasis flare-ups. Engage in stress-reduction activities such as yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises, or any hobbies that help you relax.
  4. Maintain a Healthy Diet: Some people find that certain foods can trigger their psoriasis symptoms. Consider keeping a food diary to identify potential triggers. A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains can also support overall health.
  5. Avoid Scratching and Picking: Scratching psoriatic plaques can worsen symptoms and increase the risk of infection. Keep your nails short, and if itching is severe, discuss additional treatment options with your doctor.
  6. Limit Alcohol and Quit Smoking: Alcohol can interfere with your treatment and exacerbate symptoms, while smoking is associated with the severity of psoriasis. Reducing alcohol consumption and quitting smoking can improve your overall health and potentially reduce flare-ups.
  7. Avoid Triggers: Apart from stress and diet, other triggers like cold weather, skin injuries, and certain medications can exacerbate psoriasis. Being aware of and avoiding your personal triggers can help manage the condition better.
  8. Use Gentle Skin Care Products: Choose soaps, shampoos, and detergents that are mild and designed for sensitive skin to avoid irritation.
  9. Get Regular Sunlight: Moderate sun exposure can improve psoriasis symptoms for many people, but it's important to avoid sunburn. Talk to your doctor about how much sun exposure is appropriate for you.
  10. Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water helps keep the skin hydrated and healthy, which can aid in the management of psoriasis.
  11. Follow-Up Care: Regular visits to your dermatologist are important to monitor the effectiveness of your treatment and make adjustments as needed.
  12. Educate Yourself and Seek Support: Understanding your condition and connecting with others who have psoriasis can provide both practical advice and emotional support. Organizations like the National Psoriasis Foundation offer resources and community support.

By incorporating these tips into your daily routine, you can help manage your psoriasis symptoms following hospital discharge and enhance your quality of life.

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