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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.
Well...I quit prednisone last week & quit plaquenil today.I was on plaquenil for about 80 days and I didn't feel like it was helping with pain at all & felt like it was messing with my vision - saw smears, stars, more sensitive to light,…Continue
Anyone have paresthesia on Remicade?This is my second going on third year on Remicade 600mg q month. Several months I have had off and on a warm feeling in my leg. This month I have the entire left side of my body feels hot like a sunburn and it my…Continue
I have been told by my derm that I have pa in my left eye, the lashes fall out and stay crusty, my eye stays red and irritated, feels like sand in it, I have an appointment with an eye specialist the 26th this month and am really scared my vision is…Continue
I was wondering if anyone else had any of the symptoms that I'm living with. Here is my laundry list:1. Fatigue - daily.2. Brain fog - daily.3. Insomnia due to fatigue and pain with being in bed or a position too long, so up and down all night…Continue
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In the App, you can access all 35 support communities through the site and it’s perfect for staying in touch with your friends, info and support while on the go. In our beta tests, patient reported using it in doctor office waiting rooms and right after they were given a new diagnosis. The next feature in the App will be portable doctor reviews!