Has anyone ever told you that psoriasis is contagious, or can be caused by a lack of hygiene? These are myths, and there are many more misconceptions around.
Inaccurate information on psoriasis can influence how people perceive the condition and those who have it.
This can be damaging for those with psoriasis, leading them to try unsafe treatments, worry about aspects of their condition which aren’t true, or experience stigma – so it’s vital to share the right information with as many people as possible.
Watch the video above to find out more and read the explanations below for more detail on why these myths about psoriasis are false.