Psoriatic arthritis

This topic is for discussions on psoriatic arthritis, including the use of conventional treatments as prescribed by a medical doctor, available over the counter at a pharmacy or drug store or involving certain forms of exercise.

The complementary and alternative topic is the place to discuss complementary and/or alternative treatments.

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stress on joints from work--damaging?

  • By callmesusan2 · New reply February 12, 2014
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  • Hi All, I have PsA. I am doing very well on Humira (weaning off MTX). However, my job causes great stress on my hands and wrists/shoulder (I do ultrasound). My question: Is the joint stress caused by ...

Arthritis flare and Generic Rogaine

  • By weedkill3 · New reply February 11, 2014
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  • Hello. new member, My psoriasis is essentially clear for about 2 years. But I still get arthritis flare ups. Currently its attacking me left knee real bad and right palm after a year in remission? do ...

Psoriatic arthritis not qualified for disability.....

  • By cooljjay · New reply February 11, 2014
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  • Interesting article I found, it says that psoriatic arthritis is not listed as a qualifying disease for social have to fit into one of the other category's....this must explain why so ...

MXT, NSAIDs and Omeprazole

  • By clairelou · New reply February 10, 2014
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  • Hi all I have psa (but not P) I take 25mg of mxt a week, 5mg folic acid per week, 50mg dicloflex 3 times a day and cocodamol for pain. My pharmacist suggested that as I take regular NSAIDs (dicloflex ...

MTX and Low Iron. blood issues?

  • By Commonwealthcomments · New reply February 10, 2014
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  • I have been taking MTX, 25 mg, for a little more than 12 months now. My recent labs came back with low iron. Follow up blood work indicating crashing iron levels. ugh. Now my Internist wants me to see ...

Any PsA success stories with Stelara?

  • By shermankuddy · New reply February 10, 2014
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  • I have been through a whirlwind of treatment for my P (about 60% coverage) and my PsA (head to toe) and have not had complete success with anything yet. For those of you who have followed my previous ...

psoriatic arthritis

  • By chernewh · New reply February 10, 2014
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  • Where is the leading center for the treatment of severe psoriatic arthritis ...

help for the pain of psa

  • By patycaks1066 · New reply February 9, 2014
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  • i have had psa and p for 35 years and now i am in so much pain and can't find any relief. all the biological medicines have failed along with cyclosporin and Methotrexate. i am in so much pain. they give ...


  • By CJ4356 · New reply February 8, 2014
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  • For those people who are using Remicade to treat their PsA, how long did it take for you to feel any positive results. It did seem to be helping my skin dramatically but haven't really noted much if any ...

How quickly does Remicade with MTX work?

  • By PoppyThePuppy · New reply February 8, 2014
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  • I have Ps and PsA, and it's the former that gives me the most grief as it affects the soles of my feet and my finger tips. (Typing and walking are painful.) I've had four Remicade infusions and have started ...

Pregnancy and PsA

  • By Rejo · New reply February 7, 2014
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  • Hi, I am new to this forum but have been reading several of the discussions and thought I would write to see if I could get some education on PsA and pregnancy as information online is limited. I was ...

Hello :) I'm a newbie here

  • By rainbowemi · New reply February 7, 2014
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  • Hey everyone, just wanted to say hi :) I'm Emma, 30 years old and I have had plaque Psoriasis since I was 15 years old and on Friday 17th January I started taking painkillers and Naproxen for psoriatic ...

Diagnosed Arthritis in feet but never had psorisis!

  • By Magicmorris · New reply February 7, 2014
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  • Hi I'm new to all this. Am hoping for any suggestions or advice. I've never had psorisis or skin problems. However 3 weeks after having my son 3 years ago my foot started to swell. Initially they said ...


  • By emt1irish · New reply February 6, 2014
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  • I've been here for a while but don't post much. I have had psoriatic arthritis for a few years and I am on my second biologic now. But my problem is working. I worked as a custom picture framer and full ...

Question for Enbrel and Humira ie biologic users

  • By pick4u · New reply February 6, 2014
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  • pick4uMessagesGuestbookFriendsGroupsLog out Joint Support Arthritis Community HomeNewRecommendedDiscussionsJournalsMem bersAboutSign up AllActiveRecommendedTopicsStart a discussion Question for all Enbrel ...

Need to find a Rhuematologist in Houston, TX

  • By beautyismorethanskin · New reply February 5, 2014
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  • I just moved to Spring, TX and I need to find a Rhuematologist asap. Can anyone recommend someone good? :) (preferable takes United Healthcare ...


  • By Intnatnalharvstr · New reply February 4, 2014
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  • I take my fifth shot tomorrow! So far no results, called my doctor today for pain meds, first scrip ever for pain. P is as bad now as it has ever been! Have had it for more than 15 yrs, P/A for the past ...

Tail pain anyone?

  • By My3boyz · New reply February 4, 2014
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  • Does anyone have pain in their tailbone and or "butt" bones...especially when sitting ...


  • By speret · New reply February 3, 2014
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  • Has anyone experienced worse or new pain with enbrel? I have been diag with psa , my rhumy put me on enbrel. All of my pain mostly in my chest/ ribs and back( upper and lower) and right hip. But now after ...

Psoriatic Arthritis

  • By DeltaJude · New reply February 3, 2014
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  • I have a question that I hope doesn't sound too stupid. I've had Psoriasis for over 25 years and have learned to deal with it. I'm so thankful for this site which has helped me control and relief the ...

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