9 Questions Everyone with Psoriasis Should Ask Their Doctor
In managing psoriasis, it’s important to attend regular checkups with your dermatologist. Taking an active role in your care means educating yourself about your condition and preparing for each appointment. This can help you and your doctor figure out how to reach and maintain the best possible control of your condition.
While your doctor is likely leading each of your appointments, you don’t want to walk away feeling confused or as if you didn’t address everything on your mind. Asking questions can help steer the conversation to address your concerns. “You should feel extremely comfortable being as open and honest as you possibly can to form a good relationship with your physician,” says Anthony Fernandez, M.D., Ph.D., a dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
Here are some questions you may want to ask at your next checkup to help you cover all the bases.