Is Psoriasis Contagious? Worry or Not Worry
The following video is from Dr. Mercola who is an expert in natural remedies. This video provides useful information about how to treat/manage psoriasis and eczema.
Before going to discuss whether psoriasis is contagious or not; we should know what it is. Psoriasis is an immune disordered syndrome cause due to miss activation and function of a kind of white blood cell (also called T-cell) that helps fighting unnecessary bacteria and viruses. These T-cells wrongly generate with a huge number and grow rapidly; due to which the skin appears red, peel or blistered with some hard patches; that defined as ‘Psoriasis disease’. In other language, it also called as ‘T-cell mediated disease’.
Symptoms and types of psoriasis:
The most common symptoms of psoriasis are; normally the skin colour changes to red, crispy, blistering due to the constant peeling of dead cells and live cells; which gathered or blocked on the skin; most probably on areas like scalp, knees, elbows, lower backs etc.
Psoriasis is of five types; such as Plaque psoriasis, Guttate psoriasis, Pustular psoriasis, Erythrodermic psoriasis and Inverse psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis is the most common disease found among these five.
Causes of psoriasis:
Around 3% population of the world are affected by psoriasis disease; most probably between the age group from eleven to forty five. As per the doctors or dermatologists says, it is not at all a contagious disease; but it can be a genetic disorder where due to break down of exact immune system, the excessive hormone flows in the skin cells causes congregation of dead cell and live cells in a common place. Psoriasis may cause due to lack of Vitamin D and excess alcoholism, smoking and dieting also.
Is psoriasis contagious?
Till date, in the world not a single case found regarding transmission or infectious attack of psoriasis disease from a person to person or any animal to animal or human being. Doctors’ also recommends as staying with psoriasis patients is not harmful or cause any type of skin disease or infection to a normal body or skin; you can even take bath together in a swimming pool. The disorder of psoriasis is due to immune disorder syndrome; not due to any allergenic problem.
Even though, Psoriasis is a complete non-contagious disease; patients should be careful at the time of excess bleeding due to dryness and cracking of the skin. The infectious blood and puce (or white liquid secrets from the skin) should not transmit a disease to your close friends and relatives.
Doctors even recommend having sex with your spouse who troubled with psoriasis; as there is no risk of contagious or infection. Since psoriasis is link to genetics, it may appear on the child if parents do not apply preventive methods at early stage.
During excessive secretion of white liquids or bloods it gives severe pain and itching to the patient; which make difficult to concentrate on studies, works and even doesn’t permit for a complete sleep during nights also. In this case, visit your dermatologist regularly for a better medication and recover. Nowadays, many medical specialists and researchers work on, particularly to omit this disease permanently. The patients should more ponder about their treatment; as there are many online healing centers opened to cure psoriasis disease.
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