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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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Humira injection site reaction

Started by sybil in Medications. Last reply by Grandma J 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Just a quicky: I injected Humira on Wednesday & for the first time soon got a big red patch around it.  Two days later it's still there and stinging a bit.  I'm inclined to ignore it so am just checking out whether that is the right course of…Continue

Hydrocone kerfuffle

Started by Surferette in General Discussion. Last reply by sybil 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello everybody, I have not been posting since forever because you don't have much of a life working in a hospital and once I am home, it is crash and burn time. PSA has been going up and down, as usual. The quarterly steroids injections help some.…Continue

Gluten intolerance

Started by stratford gal in PsA Symptoms - List your Symptoms. Last reply by Farmfresh 10 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hi, has anyone also been diagnosed with a gluten intolerance please? I am still in the early stages of diagnosis and medication decisions but it would seem that my specialist thinks I have a gluten intolerance that is exacerbating my skin issues.…Continue

Things that make life easier

Started by Dot in General Discussion. Last reply by Farmfresh 10 hours ago. 4 Replies

If you have suggestions for things that have helped you, I'd like to hear.My favorite gadget is a pneumatic stool that has 5 wheels on a large base. It sits very low. If you have trouble with both hips and knees it can get you places you would never…Continue

Latest Activity

Grandma J replied to sybil's discussion Humira injection site reaction
"Hi Sybil.  I got a site reaction like that after about the 5th through 10th Enbrel shots. But…"
1 hour ago

Seenie left a comment for dvm99
"DVM, how are you these days? Have you made any progress with your treatment?"
3 hours ago
tmbrwolf329's blog post was featured

Hello again

I’ve been gone for a while for reasons I will get into later on in this post.  But in the last…See More
3 hours ago

Seenie commented on tmbrwolf329's blog post Hello again
"Sorry to hear that your long, rough road is still, well, long and rough. But it is so great to have…"
4 hours ago
tmbrwolf329 replied to sybil's discussion Humira injection site reaction
"I never had any reaction to Humira or Enbrel.  Didn't have a reaction to Remicade either,…"
4 hours ago
tmbrwolf329 commented on tmbrwolf329's blog post Hello again
"Thanks, Geri.  I have been through the run of biologics - first Humira, then Enbrel, (both…"
6 hours ago
Wondering123 commented on tmbrwolf329's blog post Hello again
"So glad you're back! I am so glad to hear someone else take this disease seriously. I am sorry…"
6 hours ago
Dot replied to sybil's discussion Humira injection site reaction
"I sent this pic to my Dr. and they acted like it was ok which shocked me and they thought I should…"
7 hours ago

Top Discussions 

1 Itch itch

Itch itch

Posted by Seenie on October 14, 2014

2 Little things

Little things

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4 Mattress topper - worth it?

Mattress topper - worth it?

Posted by Nicolene on September 27, 2014

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MTX - Dosage, Oral, Injections?

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Hello again

Posted by tmbrwolf329 on October 24, 2014 at 3:26pm 3 Comments

I’ve been gone for a while for reasons I will get into later on in this post.  But in the last couple of days I’ve come back to visit with some old friends and because I needed to be here.  I’ve been writing back and forth with Seenie (THANK…


Unreliably reliable

Posted by Tarawoman on October 23, 2014 at 5:52am 5 Comments

some days are great I make a plan and pull it off, then there are those days when the fog sets in and its all maybes maybe nots. My self worth is very tied up with organizing and seeing projects conclude, so you can see my dilemma, when nothing… Continue



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