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    Genital Psoriasis

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    Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that causes raised, red, scaly patches on the skin and two-thirds of Psoriasis suffers will experience genital psoriasis at some point in their lives.

    Genital Psoriasis is commonly is seen in the form of Inverse Psoriasis where psoriasis usually occurs in the body folds such as the underarms, under breasts and genitals. Inverse Psoriasis is often a combination of red skin that is smooth and is often tight. Many who suffer from Inverse genital psoriasis experience discomfort, pain, itching and spitting of the skin.

    Genital Psoriasis causes different symptoms across the various regions that the psoriasis can appear.

    Pubis

    The region just about the genitals will show symptoms of red skin. This area of skin is considered sensitive and therefore when applying treatments, caution is advised.

    Vulva

    Symptoms of psoriasis of the vulva appears as smooth, non-scaly, red or purple skin. It often causes itchy sensations which when scratched can lead to infection and further dryness.

    Penis

    Symptoms within this region appear as a variety of small red or purple patches. The skin may appear scaly or could appear smooth and shiny.

     Upper Thighs

    Symptoms will appear as small, round patches of skin that are red or purple and scaly. The irritation in this area will cause frequent itching and discomfort.

    Creases between Thigh and Groin

    Symptoms within this region will appear as non-scaly, red and white skin between the thighs and groin. The skin also could have fissures or cracks.

    Anus and the surrounding areas

    Psoriasis in this region will appear as red or purple, non-scaly, itchy skin. Symptoms often resemble those of a yeast infection or hemorrihoidal itching.

     

    The Grahams Natural Psoriasis skin pack was created to care for those suffering from psoriasis across their skin including genital psoriasis.

    The pack contains:

    Psoriasis Cream – scientifically formulated to treat psoriasis naturally. Our cream is a topical emollient therapy (used in conjunction with professional medical management of psoriasis) it works to hydrate the skin to relieve the common symptoms.

    Natural Shampoo and Conditioner – free from sulphates and harsh chemicals that dry out and stripe the scalp and hair, our shampoo and conditioner is infused with moisturizing jojoba oil and coconut extract to nourish the scalp while working to repair dry and damaged hair.

    Cleansing bar – is gentle enough that it can be used to wash the body daily and can even double as a shampoo bar. The active manuka honey works to control the bacteria on the skin and leaves a refreshing smell.

    Psoriasis and Genital psoriasis effects many sufferers and our skincare packs provide relief through naturally formulated ingredients.