How Severe is Your Psoriasis?

imageAnswer these questions to assess the severity of your psoriasis. The results will help you figure out what to discuss with your doctor during your next checkup.

1. Is your psoriasis painful?
Yes
Very Painful
Not Really

2. Does your psoriasis itch?
Yes
Very itchy
Not Really

3. Do you have joint pain, stiffness or swelling?
Sometimes
Often
Never

4. Does having psoriasis make it hard for you to sleep?
Sometimes
Often
Not Really

5. Does having psoriasis make you feel embarrassed or self-conscious?
Sometimes
Often
Not Really

6. Does having psoriasis affect the activities you choose to participate in?
Sometimes
Often
Rarely

7. Does having psoriasis affect the clothes you choose to wear?
Sometimes
Often
Not Really

8. Does having psoriasis affect your relationships with friends and family?
Sometimes
Often
Not Really

9. Does having psoriasis affect your overall sense of well-being?
Sometimes
Often
Not Really

Published August 2011

Basics
Overview
Causes & Risk Factors
Symptoms
Diagnosis
Your Healthcare Team
Questions to Ask
    Your Doctor

Quiz: How Severe
    is Your Psoriasis?


Treatments
Never Tried a Biologic?
What Your Dermatologist
    Needs to Know

Topical Treatments
Phototherapy Treatments

Body-Wide Medications
When Your Treatment is Denied
    by Your Insurance Company


Features
Look Your Best With Psoriasis!
Feel Your Best With Psoriasis
Your Answer to Smoother, Clearer Skin—Found!
Take Charge of Your Psoriasis and Protect
    Your Whole Body!

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Quiz: Test Your Psoriasis Smarts
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Ask the Experts: Dating Tips and More
Let Summer Soothe Your Psoriasis
Lifestyle Adjustments to Help Ease Psoriasis