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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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My name is Karen and I live in Richmond, BCCanada. I was diagnosed last year in October.Always being an active , busy and healthy person,waking up one morning and not being able move was really scary. I had no swelling but everything hurt, like…Continue
Hi,I have been taking Otezla for about 6 months. I stopped taking it today although I've been thinking about it for a while. I'm having so much trouble with frequent, severe headaches and nausea/stomach pain that I just can't take it anymore. I…Continue
Just diagnosed with psa a couple of weeks ago! Had painful foot for 4 months then pain in one wrist. Wrist now swollen, painful (like really painful) and have spent last few days crying - don't ask me why. Have been exhausted for a while, so guess…Continue
Just recently diagnosed with PsA... still going threw the depression part of it. I was wondering if anyone has had any luck getting their PsA into remission with diet change? And if so how long did the remission last? I'm really not wanting to try…Continue
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