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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.
Hi all, received letter advising my claim for disability was denied, phone disconnected all in one day, i have to fight this disease and now have to fight to get a few bucks from the government after not working or having any income in over a year n…Continue
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) · ·Many of you viewed Fox News "Autoimmune Disease" segment that was broadcast on Sunday. This is AARDA's response."This past Sunday’s “House Call” on FOX News Channel (December 8, 2013)…Continue
I had my surgery on Friday, it has actually gone very well. A little different than what I thought I was going in for. They ended up not removing the cyst, it was the least of my problems. My neurologist decided it was actually not a problem at all.…Continue
I'm now taking Enbrel and I was taking Remicade. On both, I continually catch every bug. I was sick for 2 enitre weeks in October - separate weeks. And I'm sick again and have been in bed since Friday morning. I slept about 20 hours Friday, can…Continue
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