Here's How to Tell If Your Skin Irritation Is Eczema or Psoriasis. By Rebecca Norris. According to current studies, more than eight million Americans have psoriasis. Read more from our experts at MDCS. https://www.byrdie.com/eczema-vs-psoriasis-5025186
According to current studies, more than eight million Americans (and 125 million people worldwide) have psoriasis. And yet, despite its prevalence, it’s a skin condition that’s largely still misunderstood—not to mention misidentified given its similarities to eczema, a much more common skin condition that affects 31.6 million people in the U.S..
- Dr. Marisa Garshick is a board-certified dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Cornell - New York Presbyterian Medical Center and MDCS Dermatology: Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.
- Dr. Brendan Camp is a double board-certified dermatologist based out of MDCS Dermatology: Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.