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What is Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis – Some people with psoriasis have psoriatic arthritis. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints. It is often mild, but can sometimes be serious and affect many joints. The joint and skin problems don’t always happen at the same time. Your doctor will do a physical exam and imaging tests to diagnose psoriatic arthritis. There is no cure, but medicines can help control inflammation and pain. In rare cases, you might need surgery to repair or replace damaged joints.

Related Autoimmune Patient Groups

Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis Foundation
International Foundation for Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Arthritis (AiArthritis)
Us Pain Foundation
US Pain Foundation
National Eczema Assc
National Eczema Assocation

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