Psoriasis is a fairy recurrent skin disorder which quickens the skin cells’ life cycle. The cells build over each other on the skin’s surface. These built up skin areas might appear as itchy, and even painful, patches. It is a chronic condition with symptoms repetitively appearing and then receding. This condition is treated in a way as to halt the continued speedy skin growth. Psoriasis in Urdu is called ‘chambal’.
While no cure has been found yet, the symptoms are manageable. Frequent moisturizing, smoking cessation and stress management have been known to help.
Psoriasis shows up typically in the early adulthood phase. The skin area it affects in most people is usually restricted to only a few. However, severe psoriasis can appear over bigger body portions. These built up patches can go away and come back again at another point of the person’s life.