There’s no reason to struggle with plaque psoriasis alone! These are the healthcare professionals who can help you manage the condition:
Primary care physician (PCP): This MD checks your overall health and likely diagnosed your psoriasis. They may refer you to a dermatologist or other specialist for treatment.
Dermatologist: This physician specializes in treating conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.
Dermatology nurse: This nurse has received additional training in dermatology and may work with your doctor on your care.
Physician assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP): These healthcare professionals can help manage your psoriasis and prescribe medications.
Psychiatrist/psychologist/social worker: Professionals who can help you deal with psychological and social issues related to your psoriasis. Dietitian/nutritionist: A nutrition expert who can help you identify foods that may trigger your psoriasis flares.