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Why Bad Foot Pain With Psoriatic Arthritis
It is possible: Sometimes pain is pain and difficult for a patient to distinguish what precisely is responsible for the discomfort. ...Read more
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more
Have psoriatic arthritis including much foot pain -which arch support might help-low, medium or high?
I was told I have psoriatic arthritis with mris showing very little with no insurance at this time what can I do for pain relief? Pls help pain so bad
Try pharma help: People without any insurance are often eligible for free medication, even expensive biologic drugs. The pharma industry has funds available to provide medication. You need to channel through a specialist, ie rheumatologist, to obtain these medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How does Psoriatic Arthritis affect kidneys. What are the tests for a PsA patient to monitor his kidney function? What are the bad signs?
My take is ...: 400-letter space is not enough to address 3 Qs to your satisfaction. So, please specify which one you concerned most, and more doctors in Healthtap can answer your Qs. But, right here, I like to let you know PSA is nothing to do with kidney function for more than ?99% of clinical conditions. Best wishes ... ...Read more
Have excruciating pain on my sciatica radiating to my hip then down to right above my knee on the back side of leg. Do have psoriatic arthritis.
Lets Rx the sciatica: About 20% of people with psoriasis develop a similar form of arthritis involving the spine.Thus, I would recommend we treat the sciatica w/either an anti-inflammatory like Motrin until you can get to your MD,like a spine specialist for a possible neuropathic medicine.They may also do an MRI or EMG to get more data in consideration of an epidural injection.Then its time for core PT. Keep me posted ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Treat psoriasis: Treating the psoriasis usually will help the inflammatory portion of the psoriatic arthritis. If you are still having trouble with the arthritis, there are many options for medicines that can decrease your body's inflammatory response which then will give you relief. See your doctor, and if you aren't getting adequate relief, consider a rheumatology consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia, why does getting a massage make my pain feel worse instead of better?
First....: I suspect your psoriatic arthritis is dominant! people who hurt don't sleep, and because psa affects tendons and ligaments, it is the disease i diagnose in place of fibro the most. It depends on the type of massage, how vigorous it is, and whether the person massaging you is trained. So many variables to explain why! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on right groin & I'm limping what can it be it just started today & the pain doesnt go away what can I do? psoriatic arthritis
An inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. The arthritis can affect a few joints (oligoarticular), many joints (polyarticular), tips of fingers (dip only), the spine (spondylitis) or a severe deforming of hands (arthritis mutilans). Arthritis severity does not ...Read more
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