PRP Survival Guide


Issues related to shedding, flaking and peeling

The PRP Survival Guide is a repository of experiences and insights shared by PRP patients and their caregivers. Collectively, the PRP community possesses a wealth of practical knowledge about pityriasis rubra pilaris. We need to harvest that knowledge for those in need of enlightenment.

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Jan T — Ringwood, NJ (April 28, 2017)

I am not kidding when I say that skin flakes do not obey the laws of standard physics. They are quantum particles that randomly wink in and out of existence, especially wherever I’ve just swept or vacuumed. They also have unusual electrostatic effects. If I wipe down the stairs, they creep up the wall and cling to the sides.


Mayo Clinic Dry Skin

Symptoms & Causes

✽  Overview
✽  Symptoms
✽  Causes
✽  Risk Factors
✽  Complications
✽  Prevention

Diagnosis & Treatment

✽  Diagnosis
✽  Treatment
✽  Lifestyle and Home Remedies
✽  What to expect from your doctor