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The Surprise of an Initial Psoriasis Diagnosis

Posted on November 03, 2021
Article written by
Katya Meltaus

“I found out I had psoriasis long after having symptoms,” MyPsoriasisTeam member Katya Meltaus told MyPsoriasisTeam. She thought it was normal for her skin to behave strangely on occasion. Her early plaques seemed like nothing more serious than a patch of dry skin. It wasn’t until she had plaques covering her entire calf that she sought medical attention.

Watch the full video to learn more about Katya’s experience of being diagnosed with psoriasis.

MyPsoriasisTeam columnists discuss psoriasis from a specific point of view. Columnists' articles don’t reflect the opinions of MyPsoriasisTeam staff, medical experts, partners, advertisers, or sponsors. MyPsoriasisTeam content isn't intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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Katya Meltaus is an early childhood educator living in the Bay Area. She has been managing severe psoriasis for the past two years. Learn more about her here.

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