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What are the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Joint pain: Pain, redness and swelling of the smaller joints.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can the severe symptoms of psoriatic arthritis be healed?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Psoriatic arthritis: Your doctor may recommend tumor necrosis factor-alpha (tnf-alpha) inhibitors if you have severe psoriatic arthritis. These drugs block the protein that causes inflammation in some types of arthritis and can improve signs and symptoms of psoriasis, as well. This group of drugs is the best to treat arthritis caused by psoriasis.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What is psoriatic arthritis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Common!: Perphaps 20-30% of psoriasis patients develop arthritis. So having a strong family history for both psoriasis and arthritis are very important rheumatology questions to ask! i believe it is more common than rheumatoid arthritis. This is true in my practice. Over halp of my patients with psoriatic arthritis do not know they have it, until a thorough investigation for hidden spots identifies it!
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
A variant or subtype is distal arthritis in the dip joints of the hand
Dec 4, 2012

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