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A 37-year-old member asked:

i know someone with psoriatic arthritis, what is the cure?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No cure, but remitts: Few people should face significant joint issues, if this most common of rheumatic diseases was diagnosed early and treated with remitting agents once diagnosed. If you have no sx, do you have disease?
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No cure, but....: There are many effective treaments avaialble to put virtually all patients into remission. This condition is very commonly misdiagnosed. I would have your aquaintance see a rheumatologist!

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Do certain of foods effect psoriatic arthritis and if so which ones should be avoided?

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No: There is not good evidence that diet affects psoriatic arthritis.
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What are common signs of psoriatic arthritis?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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PsA: Tender, swollen and/or stiff joints red, itchy, flaky skin swollen and tender entheses (where muscle or ligament attaches to bone) pain and stiffness in the back and neck nail changes—for example, a nail that separates from the nail bed and/or becomes pitted and discolored morning stiffness general fatigue a reduced range of motion.
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What does doctors usually presribe for psoriatic arthritis?

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Methotrexate, TNFs: Methotrexate is usually the most common initial therapy. Tnf agents such as remicade, (infliximab) Enbrel or Humira are also extremely effective, especially if Methotrexate alone is not sufficient.
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A 53-year-old female asked:

Can psoriatic arthritis cause fatigue during a flair?

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Dr. Adam King
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Yes: A psoriasis flair can cause many other symptoms (fatigue, malaise, etc.). See your doctor if there are any continued or worsening symptoms.
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What excercises are safe for psoriatic arthritis?

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Exercise: Flexability, core and endurance programs are all good for arthritis.

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