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Erythrodermic Psoriasis

What is Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Erythrodermic psoriasis is a rare and severe type of psoriasis, which can disrupt patient's ability to control temperature. It can also lead severe illness. The skin of erythrodermic psoriasis lose lots of fluid with poor blood circulation.

Causes of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

When psoriasis patients get this skin disease, the people's T cells identify self-tissues as enemy and attack them. That attack causes lots of reaction in immune system as well as skin.

And the skin restore only need 28 days, but the psoriasis patients only need 3-7 days for the immune disorder. There are lots of inflammatory factors existed blood. The blood toxin include cell substance and toxic cell groups. So the real causes of psoriasis are underneath skin.

What we need is to treat the underneath causes, adjust the internal organs function.


Symptoms of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

Erythroderma refers to a generalised redness of your skin. It affects all, or nearly all (normally stated as at least 90%), of the skin's surface.

1. Itching

2. Dry and scaly

3. Redness of skin

4. Big areas of skin lesions (even whole body skin)

The itching, dry and scaly symptoms are typically for psoriasis. But the whole body redness and generalized scaly condition is not common for the typical psoriasis. And the patient get fever is possible.


Tests of Erythrodermic Psoriasis

The tests of psoriasis are mainly blood test, urine test, and skin CT.

To make a accurate diagnosis, we should do the tests and know about the real condition of the used treatments as well as condition.

Some treatments and medicine have side effects on patients. So should know about the used medication as well as treatment. And if there is a family history of psoriasis and so on.


Treatments for Erythrodermic Psoriasis

The initial treatments for the mild patients typically includes topical steroids, oatmeal bath and moisturizers. Of course, the patients need bed rest.

Once the condition is out of control, the oral medication and hospitalization may needed.

The light treatment is common for psoriasis, like UVB, NB-UVB. And the proper amount of sun light is thought be helpful for psoriasis skin lesions.

The western treatments with fast and effective treatments for psoriasis. But the disadvantages is that is the short time effect. So we should treat with the long time effects treatments.

In our hospital, we treat this type of psoriasis with 360 degree removing toxin treatments. The western treatments with fast effects. The Chinese treatments can adjust immune system and prevent the recurrence of psoriasis, but it takes long time to show the effects.

The combined treatments of TCM as well as western treatments takes both types treatments' advantages. So the treatment with fast and long term effects under the treatment theory to remove blood toxin.


Erythrodermic Psoriasis Prevention

The skin lesions of scales are really severe than the other types of psoriasis. If the patients whole body skin is affected. The normal skin function can lose.

And the nursing way should be more care.

The patients should take a bath but the temperature should not be too high. Of course, you should not scratch the skin, and you should get rid of stimulation of skin, so you can choose the cotton type of clothing to wear.

You should avoid catch a cold, and if you feel hot, and the skin is red that all are the symptoms of erythrodermic psoriasis. Some patients even fall.

Because it is a rare and severe type of psoriasis, and the common medicine and cream can't give ease the skin lesions. And the cream and medicine are with strong effect, but it also with side effects.

So you may satisfied with the short time effects, but you can't use it as a permanent treatments. So the medication and cream should take care.

If you still have any problems about psoriasis or erythrodermic psoriasis, you can consult our online doctor, you can also send your own problems to for help. The symptoms and sines are same, but there are too many causes. So we advice you ask the professional solution from doctors for your safe.

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