Psoriatic Arthritis

Support and advice about psoriatic arthritis.


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agb - Thanks Catherine. It will get better. Hoping for good results on your health.
Sarah - Wow agb that is a result and a half! You must be over the moon with that. So happy for you! Can I... More »
Soo - FANTASTICO !
Justin - My Acupuncturist comes from Hong Kong........
Meryl - Acupuncture is great Justin !
john, DARTS VADER - I dont like needles, i wouldnt fancy getting those flakes stabbed haha :)
Sonja - I’m confused.. there are no blood test for PsA so what exactly did your dr test to rule PsA out, ... More »
Meryl - Hi Michelle, Trying to keep my diet clean and steering away from wheat and dairy . Really har... More »
Michelle - Hi Sonja, I was tested for Anti Nuclear Antibodies (ANA's) which are commonly found in patients w... More »
Susan - Ellen I have you in my prayers. Hope it all comes back positive. Blessings to you.
Michelle - My thoughts and prayers are with you Ellen, best of Luck with your results ❤
Ellen - Thanx Susan & Michelle....
Michelle - Hi Vicky, it could very well be age. Your dr can run tests to find out for sure. A lot of people ... More »
Sarah - Hmm I have this dilemma too sometimes Vicky, although rather than age I think of it as maybe wear... More »
john, DARTS VADER - I didnt get diagnosed for psoriatic arthritis by a doc and i havnt seen a derm for years since 19... More »
Michelle - Thanks so much! 😊 Happy it works well for you! Do you get the hot flashes often?
Sarah - Not pain really Michelle, tightness and lead-like limbs yes. But think that's the exertion! I als... More »
Clint - The meds for psoriatic arthritis is terrible tears up your stomach bad
Diane - I have never been a huge meat eater, so it was no drama to give it up altogether. All I did was g... More »
IDA - thanks will start to look for anti inflammatory diets..need something ASAP.
Susan - That's great Diane!
Diane - Thanks Connie, I will definitely keep in touch with Flaym. Thinking about trying childs farm mois... More »
agb - Connie, my psoriatic arthritis medicine does not help my psoriasis. It is an anti inflammatory me... More »
Connie - Sorry it's not helping, but good to know. I've been considering pursuing the medication route, bu... More »
Sarah - Hi Bethany, welcome to Flaym! Misdiagnosis really doesn't help things along...sorry to hear about... More »
agb - So sorry. I hope you get an answer soon.
Clint - Please try lemon 🍋 rubbed on the areas
Michelle - Hi Erin, many people here have found relief using tumeric. Have you ever tried it? I was dianosed... More »
Ruben - Agree with Michelle for the tumeric, since I have added it to my diet my P is slowly but steadily... More »
Bethany - Yes Erin I was dx in December of 2015. Have already had 3 foot surgeries, total knee replacement ... More »
Gill - I have suddenly started to get joint pain even though I’ve had flare ups that cover my scalp for ... More »
Lisa - I have a lot of joint pain and stiffness along with fatigue. It's miserable. Hoping the weathe... More »
Conrad - I have found that anything with yeast in makes the joint flare ups worse. Also I use meds for go... More »
Michelle - Aww Jennifer, how difficult it would be not to have a helpful dr. That is horrible the one you ha... More »
Sarah - Hi Jennifer, welcome to Flaym! If you post your area in the main post, people will be able to see... More »
Jennifer - Excellent suggestion!! Thank you so much!!!
Jen - What a b#*>"*d agb! Imagine a healthprofessional saying that to anyone. Makes me furious. I.s.o. ... More »
john, DARTS VADER - yes. well they want you using meds a lot of them, keeps them in jobs, healthy people are no good ... More »
Susan - agb many of us are steering away from the medical community. Vegetables are actually way more im... More »
agb - I have not tried a spinning class. Not sure how I feel about a tiny bike seat. I did try a mash... More »
Sarah - Try it and see what you think! The seats aren't that tiny 😉
Walter - Walking and swimming in warm water and my Fysio and that is it. Other things I can't do anymore.
Geraldine - Sorry to hear Angela Go through your emotions and be strong, it may be a nasty shock at first b... More »
Candice - Hi Angela, I’m so sorry for how you are feeling right now. I know it’s hard. I was diagnosed last... More »
Peggy - I understand your anger. I lost my job and now I just stability because a my issues and it is a g... More »
Sarah - Ace post Michelle! No I didn't know this. I have had problems with my vertebrae from a fall on my... More »
Sonja - Interesting.. I never knew that but I have most of those!! I wonder why?
Julie - Thanks for the info -
Lucy - Won’t lie John it’s looking great and that’s only 2 lots of my loading doses. Joints feel a littl... More »
Nan195 - Hope you are feeling better Lucy ❤️ and hugs 🌹
john, DARTS VADER - Good lucy, yes i have experienced things getting bad before they get better in my life with skin ... More »
Caroline - Thank you for all the advice and I do yoga but today my knees were killing me and I was strugglin... More »
Bryan82 - Diet and creams Caroline xx
Geri - My knees and other parts always hurt more in the winter. I always walk but for you do some walkin... More »
Michelle - Tai Chi is really nice Roxanne. Very gentle movements. Lot's of great videos for beginners on you... More »
Roxanne - Doing it at home makes good sense.
Roxanne - Then others wont see how much of a cluts I am Thanks Michelle.
Susan - Beth sorry to hear that. If you want to try the elimination diet send me a message. Believe me... More »
Diane - Well I started the meds yesterday, a little nausea but nothing too significant. However, today I’... More »
Beth - My biologics are every 6 weeks, but I don't have symptoms like that. I hope it improves for you.


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Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis


There is a chance that with psoriasis you also also develop inflammation of joints (psoriatic arthritis). This can come with swelling, stiffness and pain around the joints. Most people develop psoriasis first and are later diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. Flaym members talk about their experience with psoriatic arthritis. Join the conversation!

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