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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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I started Enbrel 2 weeks ago, pain reduction and increased mobility have been amazing. However i started having heart palpitations a few days after the first injection, and have now had 2 panic attacks and 4 days after my second injection i burst…Continue
I have psoriasis creeping up my right leg and on my left knee that Enbrel just can't seem to resolve. Does anybody else have stubborn psoriasis even though their PsA is pretty much under control? When I took the pic I was having a hard time getting…Continue
I think I understand most of this, but desperately want someone who has seen this before to tell me what they think. I went to see my Rheumy and basically after leaving his summary notes said "patient is doing poorly. Dactylitis in right second and…Continue
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