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The PAPAA Forum: Nov 2022

Psoriasis and beard hair

I'm writing to ask about a psoriasis symptom that I haven't seen discussed online. I have been diagnosed with psoriasis, and I have patches on my scalp, chest, and elbows. But I have also noticed that I appear to have psoriasis in my beard as well. Not the skin underneath my beard, the beard hair itself.

Unfortunately I cannot attach photos here, …

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