Is it possible for an 18 yrs old guy to get psoriatic arthritis?

Yes. There is no specific time point when a disease will present. Age guides are not set in stone and are simply a gauge based on clinical studies. A disease can occur at any time in a persons life, some just have more common ages at presentation.

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My 18 year old daughter has Raynauds and psoriatic arthritis. Is there a connection?

Possibly. Raynaud phenomenon can occur in the absence of known illness. It has also been linked to more than a dozen aliments, many of which have an auto immune feature like psoriatic arthritis. Read more...

Is it possible for a guy to have an psoriatic arthritis?

Yes. While it is more common for women to have psoriatic arthriits, as in many forms of autoimmune disease, men are very commonly affected as well in fact it is more common in men than rheumatoid arthritis. Read more...

What options are best to treat my 20 month old daughter for psoriatic arthritis?

Depends: Treatment involves rx for skin and joints: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications; vitamins and minerals (to slow bone deformation); immunosuppressive meds; corticosteroids (for inflammation); light treatment (uvb or puva); heat and cold; splints; exercise; physical therapy; occupational therapy (to improve ability to perform activities of daily living); dermatology (skin) & surgery (joints). Read more...
Only peds rheumatolo. Psoriasis affect 2-4% of adults, psoriatic arthritis affect 30% of those a 20 month old child with psoriatic arthritis is very rare--arthritis in children are classified into multiple subcategories methotrexate the only commonly used-it slow destruction---enbrel, remicade, (infliximab) Humira has not had enough testing in children only a child rheumatologist can give you best guidance. Read more...

Ok here goes. I am 34 years old and have arachnoiditis, fibromyalsia, psoriatic arthritis and spondylitis. I stopped seeing all my doctors in 2013, (a?

Not a bad choice. The conmon root of all condtions are they are subjective and inflammatory with no cure , with one exception the psoriatic and spondylitis is responsive to enbrel (etanercept) may be worth a try ive seen remarkable results also recommend book by dr sarno Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion shouldnt be made with other viable diagnosis you autoimmune inflamatory artritis can cause myalgia occums razor . Read more...