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Tendonitis with PsA

  • By tiredofthisP · New reply 9:10 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 37 replies
  • I hear a lot of people complain about joint pain but haven't heard anyone mention tendonitis and other soft tissue inflammation. That seems to be my biggest problem. I used to think it was from my job ...

what was your first symptoms of psoriatic arthritis

  • By laurawinter91 · New reply 8:51 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 19 replies · Photos
  • Hi everyone,I'm new to this but basically I was wondering what was your first symptoms of Psa. I have had psoriasis for the last 10 years and after the birth of my little girl it's flared up everywhere ...

Severe joint pain

  • By Mommytomy5boys · New reply 8:23 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 1 reply
  • Hello I'm new here I've had psoriasis for 20 years now was in remission the last 8 years up until 6 months ago my scalp is a huge mess (90%) affected also under my arms is pretty bad I have an apt with ...

Diet and lifestyle - do they make any difference?

  • By james78 · New reply 5:55 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 35 replies
  • Hello everyone, I'm 36 and I've had psoriasis since I was 18. Originally plaques on my elbows, now spread to my knees, feet, hands. A few 'guttate psoriasis' flare-ups about 7 years ago, and they've never ...

PsA and Psoriasis

  • By johnrabbit · New reply 4:30 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 6 replies · Photos
  • Hi, I'm new to this web site and this is my first post. I'm a 69 year old male, living in Sydney and during our Australian winter, last August, I had pain in my fingers for the first time and was diagnosed ...

Anti Enbrel rheumy WTH??????

  • By Zen1974 · New reply 4:10 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 67 replies · Photos
  • Ok, so I FINALLY got the courage to ask my rheumy for Enbrel to treat the Psa that is attacking my feet. He seemed to b mad at me because he says my condition doesn't warrant it. I only have feet pain ...


  • By Snooterlee · New reply 4:02 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 6 replies
  • Has anyone heard of or been diagnosed with SAPHO? I've been struggling with pain in my clavicle, sternum area as well as PPP for almost two years and just came across some research that links the two ...


  • By Dantheman94 · New reply 3:27 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 21 replies
  • Is there any medical proof that medical marijuana helps with plague psoriasis ...

Finger Nail

  • By skweezeme · New reply 2:29 am
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 7 replies
  • Does anyone else have problems with their fingernails. And if so, how are you dealing with it? Robin ...

Looking for Sucessfull Pagano Diet Members - part2

  • By Jo-L · New reply 1:56 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 8 replies
  • Hi, I came across the earlier thread and noticed it's closed. So I am calling out for those that participated in that thread and would like to know some feedback to your condition. I have P and PSA and ...

A quick survey for those with psoriatic arthritis

  • By Jake15 · New reply 1:42 am
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 10 replies
  • Im trying to learn more about psoriatic arthritis. My mom suffers from this and I think I do too (although I have not been diagnosed yet). Would anyone suffering from psoriatic arthritis be so kind as ...

Sore swollen fingers with blister like looks

  • By plow · New reply yesterday at 11:14 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 4 replies · Photos
  • Hello , well i've been on humira for 13 months now and everything is good. !00 per cent clear my skin is. Well this summer i had a feeling in my legt thumb like i had a sliver from a piece of wood. Well ...

"....and his jaw dropped!"

  • By dakota23 · New reply yesterday at 11:14 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative · 369 replies · Photos
  • This could be a Game Changer Today, September 24, I had an appointment with my dermatologist. He took one look at my skin, his eyes widened and all he said was “WOW!” Then he said “that was from Narrow ...


  • By Phil-PA · New reply yesterday at 9:59 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 2 replies
  • I live in the UK and have just started taking an anti-TNF called Cimzia. Does anybody have experience of this drug ...

Psoriasis + A message to drug manufacturers/Amgen

  • By atWARwithPsoriasis · Posted yesterday at 9:44 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 0 replies
  • 30+ years fighting psoriasis. Sometimes it's in control, other times it has been 60% coverage. I'm pretty sure if I did nothing about it, P would take over all of my skin. I work hard on my diet with ...

Too much Humira?

  • By samba333 · New reply yesterday at 9:23 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 5 replies
  • Has anyone ever messed up their dosing schedule, and if so, what was the effect? I accidentally injected a whole week early last night and today am feeling lethargic. Plus a dog bit me 2 days ago so I'm ...

Humira question

  • By cacook · New reply yesterday at 9:19 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 14 replies
  • Hello, I have psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. My dermatologist started me on Humira 40 mg, every other week, and Lidex ointment to help with flares. Steroid cream has always helped greatly in the past ...

Anyone have issues with BCBS insurance coverage for meds?

  • By Twinsdad1 · New reply yesterday at 9:17 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriasis · 8 replies
  • My dermatologist and I have been fighting Blue Cross Blue Shield for Humira coverage since July. I am on the third appeal. I have never had such trouble before with health insurance prescription coverage ...

Otezla for 10 weeks

  • By stutterbug · New reply yesterday at 9:10 pm
  • Discussion in Psoriatic arthritis · 21 replies
  • Hi everyone! I've been on otezla for 10 weeks now and the improvement in my PSA is overwhelming. I tried, humira, mtx, Enbrel with no improvement. I can walk on my feet and do dainty activites that used ...

The Beginning

  • By April1962 · New reply yesterday at 9:01 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies · Photos
  • Diverticulitis: episode 1 - Mar 2014 episode 2 - May 2014 episode 3 - Jun 2014 Sternum pain - diagnosis was costochondritis (wrong diagnosis) blisters on left hand - diagnosis was shingles (wrong diagnosis ...

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