Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

Psoriasis

If you have psoriasis and are undergoing, or considering undergoing, PUVA treatment (Psoralen or Oxsoralen medication and ultra-violet A light therapy):

  • Be aware of a possible increased risk of skin cancer (melanoma)
  • Ask your doctor about other options, e.g.:
    • Topical steroids
    • Vitamin D cream
    • Ultra-violet B light therapy

If you undergo PUVA treatment:

  • Ensure you and your doctor watch closely for early signs of melanoma

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