Psoriatic Arthritis

Support and advice about psoriatic arthritis.


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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.
Norrmall4me - That's great news Jennifer. I've been grating the turmeric so I will stay at it
Kasha - This sounds hopeful...my hands hurt and trouble holding items
Angela - yes, I was only diagnosed in October last year. But I also have osteo. So, sometimes difficult to... More »
Otto_M_Moon - agb, if it was esr which was the test they gave me also called sed rate. The test actually meas... More »
agb - I also had X-rays done on my hands and feet. They were checking my joints to see how bad they wer... More »
Otto_M_Moon - Me too, I think I may request a release of information for the veterans hospital , but then I had... More »
Shar - Yes, I have PA and this has happened to me too. Couple surgeries later I am better at some things... More »
Shar - For me I have neuropathy in my feet. I have fallen a few times and cracked a couple ribs once. Bu... More »
Otto_M_Moon - Shar, i had nephropathy too, my toes would hardly bend in the knuckles , beet red. Saw doc aske... More »
Otto_M_Moon - Instead of spinning, find the rowing machine works your shoulders, belly and legs also the ba... More »
john,darts vader - i thorda sawa puddie cat i did i did, does this help will doing these exercises?
Jolene - It can show up anywhere. I not only do I have it in my joints, but in my bones. I feel like my fo... More »
Anita - They took blood work on me and checked my fingernails for pitting
Ann Marie - My blood work was good but I had the physical symptoms, pitting nails, sausage like fingers, pain... More »
Paula - My doctor referred me to a Rheumatologist, after not being able to figure out what was causing my... More »
Shane - Im hope there's an improvement
dimidi - Sent magic to you .
Beth - I so know that feeling Laura. I want to live a life I can enjoy, and it's so difficult to have t... More »
john,darts vader - hope so to bren, i diagnosed myself with athritis before the doctor confirmed it because i had ma... More »
Susan - Bren my diagnosis was years ago. I was injected with some sort of radioactice dye and then this ... More »
Angela72 - I went to see my GP and he dismissed the symptons, went back and now seeing a biomechanical surge... More »
sandy - oh im so sorry other that. we all should live in tropical countries!
Trevor - I have similar probs, but mine is due to osteo-arthritus,I have pains In most of my joints
john,darts vader - sandy, give me 6 winning lottery numbers and i will be off to the tropics :)
Julie - Jacqueline...my apologies for extending your thread. I wanted anyone to see this to pls. request... More »
Julie - If this last post offended the policies pls remove. My best intentions where not to do this but q... More »
Deleted account - Julie, no worries, I don't think you broke any policies here. :-)
Lynn - Sadly I’ve been dealing with this darn disease (autoimmune) since I was 30, so it’s been 22 years.
Susan - Gail my doctor, just an MD, believes I am healed. I still have the odd blood test for lupus, no ... More »
Susan - Gail I have to add that I would not buy into being told I could not be cured. That's me though a... More »
Sarah - Hi Jason, yes I find in the coldest months my fingers get stiffer and my knees do too. I have nev... More »
will21 - my take is P and PSA are the same thing , one seeks the surface . The other goes into deep tissue... More »
Yvonne - Here the same...when the weather gets colder my body gets stiffer and more pain.
Susan - Good morning Julie. Hang in there. You are so right when you have a great doctor. Mine is pret... More »
Michelle - Hello Julie :) I am happy to hear you have a good Dr! Good for you trying to stay positive. It ca... More »
Julie - My budget is right right now but I'll be getting the moringa just as soon as I can. Great advice... More »
Otto_M_Moon - take in lots of fluids and stretch ...don't let the arthritis take hold
Jessica - That's what I absolutely love about this group is that everyone is so supportive and encouraging ❤
Paul - Don't lose hope Jessica, Hope and Faith are intertwined...without hope you can't have faith and v... More »
Sarah - Hey Vandit, I run too and I sometimes wonder this but so far I've only ever pulled my knee and no... More »
Gail - When I was first diagnosed the pain was in my wrist and hand. I have had two surgeries to remove... More »
Ania - It feels like burning pain
Dawn - diagnosed with psoriasis at age 18, psoriatic arthritis in my late 30's
Theresa - I also have both,some days it's so hard to get my fingers to bend 😢
Diane - My feet and lower back are the worst, but I have it developing in my hands and neck as well. I br... More »
Joann - Yes, it is awful!!’
john,darts vader - yes i do aiden for 14 years now, i control it with diet/lifestyle changes, though thats a choice ... More »
Susan - Aidan I did really bad. Took tons of medications too. I did the same thing as John and did a co... More »

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Sabrina - I soak in epson salt with coconut oil, and I also use naproxen to relieve my psoriatic arthritis ... More »
Karen - I also have IBD, DIVERTICULOSUOS, which determines what pain meds I can take.
Christopher - Yes! Psoriatic Arthritis, Crohns and Bile Salt Malabsorbtion. All linked together in shitty harmo... More »
Joel - Exhaustion and mood disorders can be caused by the bodies use of energy to maintain its inflammat... More »
Sarah - Hi Patricia, hope you'll find some sense of connection here at Flaym. I know I have! We're all he... More »
john - hello patricia,i have both and its better by changing my diet/ lifestyle in what i eat and hydrat... More »


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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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