Untreated psoriasis can lead to:
- Thickened skin with added-on bacterial infection
- Fluid and electrolyte imbalance in severe psoriasis
- Joints swelling, tenderness, and pain in psoriatic affections of joints
- Psoriasis can cause low self-esteem, depression, stress, anxiety, social isolation, etc.
- Psoriasis increases risk for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers, etc.