Teen Psoriasis Sufferer Learned to Love Her Skin

Teen with Psoriasis

Alice Weekes was diagnosed with the skin condition when she was just 15 A SELF-conscious psoriasis sufferer is learning to love herself and her skin – despite comments from strangers asking if she’s contagious. Alice Weekes, 18, from Fareham, Hampshire, began to suffer problems when she was just 11, when hairdressers thought she had ringworm on her scalp. However, this didn’t turn out to be the case as her skin worsened over the next few years before she was diagnosed with psoriasis at the age of 15. Photographs show how badly Alice can be affected during her flare ups, which can cover up to 70 percent of her body at any one time. Alice said: “When the flare ups started I was feeling really self-conscious and started wearing clothes that would cover my whole body, so people wouldn’t see. Teen psoriasis sufferer covered head-to-toe in red blotches learned to love skin – despite strangers asking her if she is …

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My name is Mike Walker. I put together this blog to help others that are suffering from psoriasis. My goal is to put all of the most effective home remedies and over the counter treatments in one place.

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