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What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is a type of inflammatory arthritis which affects people who suffer from the chronic skin condition, psoriasis.

Common symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain, swelling, or stiffness in one or more joints that are red or warm to the touch. Person with psoriatic arthritis also experiences pain in and around the feet and ankles, especially tendinitis in the Achilles tendon or Plantar fasciitis in the sole of the foot and in the area of the Sacrum (the lower back, above the tailbone). Changes to the nails, such as pitting or separation from the nail bed also occurs.

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Oh flipping heck 3 Replies

5 am & I'm wide awake seriously worrying about the state of my health LOL.  At least I know I'm not the only one.  This site helps keep me the right side of panic - I can see Janeatiu's words "just breathe, I assume you can still do that?" And…Continue

Started by sybil in Emotional Support. Last reply by sybil 23 minutes ago.

So need to vent! 5 Replies

So my disease is, mostly, under control, yay!But my family, particularly husband, seems to need me to be able to do everything everybody else can - x 100!Continue

Started by Jen in General Discussion. Last reply by Grandma J 1 hour ago.

I'm going to Camp!!!!!!!!! 19 Replies

Yup not since I was a scoutmaster, but from Sept. 19 - 21., I am at camp.  I got to wondering about Arthritis Boot Camp for my Grandaughter and low and behold they are having a fall Mini Camp. I of course missed the deadline but made some phone…Continue

Started by tntlamb in General Discussion. Last reply by tntlamb 1 hour ago.

Started Otezla 3 Replies

Hi...Today I started Otezla.  I am praying for a miracle.  I was on Humira with Mtx for 10 years with fabulous results, then it stopped working completely and I got horribly ill.  Before that I had used Arava, Remicade, Embrel and Sulfasalazine. …Continue

Started by GigiBraun in General Discussion. Last reply by Grandma J 1 hour ago.

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