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Having psoriasis. Can I go for a massage and will it increase the flare up? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Sep-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User: good morning
User:i need some advice on Psoriasis
User:can you please let me know if a patient of psoriasis wants to go for a massage, will it increase the flareup?
User:r u there?
Doctor:I have not heard of any reports where psoriasis flared up after massge.
User:but are there any precautions that one should take
Doctor:Just make sure the people doing massage are informed about your condition.4
Doctor:So that they do not handle you roughly.
Doctor:And there are no bruises/injuries happening.
Doctor:Skin injuries can be a factor to flare up psoriasis.
User:my query is resolved
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:no thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:most welcome
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