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How To Treat Nails Psoriasis

How To Treat Nails Psoriasis,psoriasisPsoriasis can attack any areas of patients body. Some special parts like hands, feet and nails all with the risk to get infected. And if you get psoriasis on your nails, how to treat? The treatments should be same with the other areas of skin lesions?

The symptoms of nails psoriasis

Psoriasis on the hands and feet can lead to cracking, blisters and swelling.

Nails change occur in up to 50% of people with psoriasis and at least 80 % of people with psoriatic arthritis. The most common nail symptoms and signs are:

1. Pitting: shallow or deep hole in the nail

2. Deformation: alteration in the normal shape of the nails

3. Thickening of the nail

4. Onycholysis: separation of the nails from the nail beds

5. Discoloration: unusual nail coloration (such as yellow-brown)

Treatments for psoriasis and nails psoriasis

To treat acute flare of psoriasis on the hands and feet promptly & carefully.

The traditional topical treatments of palm and sole includes salicylic acid, tar, and corticosteroids. Moisturizer, mild soap and soap substitutes also can help.

In some psoriatic cases, blistering, cracking,and swelling accompanies occurs. The light therapy for palm and sole are available.

Nails psoriasis treatments

Nail psoriasis is challenging to give treatment. The psoriasis nail bed is hard to penetrate with topical medicines and drugs. Corticosteroid injection into the nails bed have been used with some results. The topical treatments and phototherapy, there are also some of the other nail psoriasis treatments:

Corticosteroid injection and cosmetic repair which include nail scraping and filing, nail polish, artificial nail and surgical removal.

Nails care in daily life

In our daily life, there area also some of the prevention.

Keep your nails as short as possible. The loose nails can be continue injured if they rub against surfaces of nails. It is significant to protect your nails from damage because the trauma will often trigger or worsen your nail psoriasis. One simple and effective way is to wear glove while working with your hands.

The symptoms of nail changes show on nails, but the real cause in inside of your body. So the external treatments and medicine are not long term and permanent treatments. If you still have any problems, you can send to or you can also consult our online doctors for help.


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