It’s time to talk about the birds and the bees. Yes, psoriasis and sex. The pain of flare-ups and feeling self-conscious can be a mood buster, but intimacy shouldn’t be out of the question.
“Nearly a third of those with psoriasis say it negatively affects their sex life.”
The good news? Sex can help reduce stress, which is a trigger for flare-ups. So, here are some quick tips to help you (and your partner) get your groove on:
Psoriasis down there? Genital psoriasis commonly shows up without scales and appears smooth, dry or red. While frustrating, genital psoriasis generally responds well to treatments so be sure to discuss options with your healthcare provider.
Have you “had the talk” about your psoriasis with your partner? What about with your doctor? I’d love to hear how you approached it!
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