What are the symptoms of psoriasis?
Dry, itchy, red patches of skin covered with silvery scales; Small scaling dots (most commonly seen in children). Emergency Symptoms: Reddening and scales affecting the entire skin. See: First time psoriasis sufferers and What form of psoriasis do I have?See: First time psoriasis sufferers and What form of psoriasis do I have?
Is psoriasis contagious? The underlying mechanism involves the immune system reacting to skin cells. Diagnosis is typically based on the signs and symptoms.
No, psoriasis is not contagious.