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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.
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Hi there! Here's my story (so far...):I was just diagnosed with PsA on January 27, 2016. A few years ago I was told that I have psoriasis on my scalp (a very small patch that flares up once or twice a year, for a day or so each time). In September…Continue
I am having a rough time right now! Enbrel worked great for me--but my insurance didn't cover it so well. I ran out of funding to pay for it and couldn't afford the $1,500 a month out of pocket. Been on Methotrexate injections (20 mg) , Celebrex…Continue
Hi all! Firstly, this forum appears to have a lot of useful information, and I only wish I had stumbled upon this site years earlier!I was diagnosed with PsA in 2010 with a fairly 'typical' presentation: mild psoriasis for years, followed by…Continue
Hey y'all! I had an interview this afternoon for 2 different positions with our State Public Health Lab and will be interviewing soon for 2 other positions. The State job would be very low stress, set schedule, very few weekends and off all Holidays…Continue
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