A 53-year-old female asked:
can a flareup of psoriatic arthritis cause severe joint pain and fever?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Flareup: Yes, psoriatic arthritis can cause severe joint pain and fever. See your rheumatologist for treatment.
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
Yes, but: Yes, but evaluation should be performed to assure that an infection is not also present.
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Last updated Jun 20, 2013
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