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Can psoriasis cause arthritis? How?

Can psoriasis cause arthritis? How?

Psoriasis Arthritis: On occasions psoriasis can accompany arthritis; and vice versa. It does not cause arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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How can psoriatic arthritis be treated?

How can psoriatic arthritis be treated?

Yes: Multiple meds. Check with rheumatologist what is appropriate. ...Read more

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Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

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Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

Sometimes: Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints. However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause psoriatic arthritis to flair?

Can alcohol cause psoriatic arthritis to flair?

Sometimes: There needs to be more research but there is evidence showing that those who drink alcohol regularly have a greater risk of psoriasis, and many who have psoriasis & psoriatic arthritis note that their symptoms flare with alcohol use and improve when they avoid it; but this likely is not true for everyone who has psoriasis. See http://www.Medpagetoday.Com/dermatology/psoriasis/23999. ...Read more

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Can rheumatoid arthritis cause skin rash?

Can rheumatoid arthritis cause skin rash?

Yrs: Rheumatoid arthritis is a total body disease. It can cause several types of rashes. Having EA does not mean that a rash has to be from the disease. Your doctor should be able to help dirt out if the problems are connected. ...Read more

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How likely can Crohn's disease lead to arthritis?

10-20% of the time: An inflammatory arthritis occurs in approximately 10-20% of patients with crohn's disease. It usually involves the lower extremities and the knee is the most common joint affected. ...Read more

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How does rheumatoid arthritis cause anemia?

Chronic Inflammation: There are several causes of anemia in rheumatoid arthritis. The most common is anemia of chronic disease. The cause is not completely understood. However, chronic inflammation can affect the body's ability to use iron and its ability to produce red blood cells which leads to low blood counts. ...Read more

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Can yeast cause gouty arthritis?

Can yeast cause gouty arthritis?

No: Gout is a form of acute, inflammatory arthritis caused by the buildup of excess uric acid in joints and the soft tissues. ...Read more

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How does rheumatoid arthritis cause tachycardia?

How does rheumatoid arthritis cause tachycardia?

Rarely: The pain of the joints and tendon are more likely to cause tachycardia then RA directly. ...Read more

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How can I prevent rheumatoid arthritis?

How can I prevent rheumatoid arthritis?

Do not smoke: There are many potential triggers for the development of RA in patients who are genetically susceptible. Though are many suggestions given, the single proven modifiable factor is to not smoke. ...Read more

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Can psoriatic arthritis cause fatigue during a flair?

Yes: A psoriasis flair can cause many other symptoms (fatigue, malaise, etc.). See your doctor if there are any continued or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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How i can treat psoriasis of knee?

How i can treat psoriasis of knee?

Topical or systemic!: Topical steroids should help. If sever, their is a progression of agents that are taken systemically. Discuss with your doctor of dermatologist. The best otc product in my opinion is "skin zinc.". ...Read more

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What can be done to cure psoriatic arthritis?

What can be done to cure psoriatic arthritis?

Psoriatic Arthritis: There are multiple treatments for psoriatic arthritis to control symptoms. It has also been associated with higher rates in smokers. Stop smoking if you do and see a rheumatologist for discussion of the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritis permanently?

How can I treat arthritis permanently?

Manage: Generally you can manage arthritis rather than "cure" it. If it is isolated to a joint & severe enough, a joint replacement could cure it if that joint is replacable. Some joints can also be fused. If it is a generalized problem you first need to identify what the arthritis is: rheumatoid, osteoarthritis etc. If osteoarthritis, weight control, smoking cessation &exercise are important ...Read more

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What may cause gouty arthritis?

What may cause gouty arthritis?

Several: Gout is caused by a problem of purine( a type of protein) metabolism. We all produce purine but it is the build up of it in the body that may cause a gouty attack. For certain people they may produce too much of it and or they may not get rid of it fast enough so it build up in the body usually around the joints( big toe). Poor kidney function, eating too much fish/meat and drinking are factors. ...Read more

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How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

Joint pain: Arthritis is inflammation of joint. Pain is from inflammation/fluid (secondary to inflammation) arthritis is inflammation/edema of joint. ...Read more

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How can the weather affect rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago?

How can the weather affect rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago?

Probably does not: Although it is commonly believed that arthritis is worse in damp and cold weather, studies have not really confirmed this. At best, the relationship is pretty weak. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more