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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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Well, our rheumy said he's never seen it before, but he now told my husband there's a chance all of his joint problems are PsA! How unlucky could he be? The guy has about a billion health problems-and now PsA??? If it's not PsA, it could be RA--his…Continue
Question for people.. I do not have psoriasis, yet, but I have all of the joint problems and other things associated with PsA. Is Anyone else out there with a similar situation to mine experiencing itchy skin?? Lately my joints have been awful,…Continue
Quick summary first - Stelara stopped working after two years and Rheum gave Cimzia to try in it's replacement. It works wonderful for my arthritis (the best treatment so far). However it does not work for my psoriasis. Rheum wanted me to get it…Continue
I have always been rather well-endowed in the chest region. With this newest Psoriasis flare, my skin has gotten so sensitive that I often end up not wearing a bra because they bind and rub in all the wrong places and end up causing horrific rashes…Continue
Today is a rougher day then usual. Though, I think it's my fault. I did way too much this past week. It's been lovely outside and I took DS to may parks and play dates. It's hard to balance his social life with mine! I know…Continue
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