Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

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2. Have you ever had swollen digits that have a sausage-like appearance?

4. Do you have nail lesions or pitting of the fingernails or toenails?

5. Do you have morning stiffness in your neck or spine that lasts more than an hour and gets better with activity?

6. Have you ever had enthesitis (inflammation at the site of tendon or ligament insertion into bone) or tendinitis?

7. Have you ever been diagnosed with inflammation of the iris (iritis or uveitis) by a doctor?

Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

You got: You may have psoriatic arthritis.

I got You may have psoriatic arthritis.. Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?
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You have several significant symptoms that are typically associated with psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory type of arthritis with joint and skin manifestations. Symptoms commonly associated with psoriatic arthritis include: joint pain, stiffness, and swelling; involvement of the spine, the distal interphalangeal joints, and the large joints; dactylitis; enthesitis; fatigue; and eye inflammation (e.g., uveitis or conjunctivitis).  In 85% of psoriatic arthritis patients, symptoms of psoriasis precede arthritis symptoms. Arthritis develops before psoriasis in up to 15% of psoriatic arthritis patients.

There are over 100 types of arthritis, with about a dozen considered more common. Your doctor must determine the type of arthritis you have, and it is important for you to know and learn about your type of arthritis. Consult with your doctor for a complete evaluation and assessment of your symptoms.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

You got: You have some symptoms characteristic of psoriatic arthritis.

I got You have some symptoms characteristic of psoriatic arthritis.. Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?
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You have some symptoms that are typically associated with psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory type of arthritis with joint and skin manifestations. Symptoms commonly associated with psoriatic arthritis include: joint pain, stiffness, and swelling; involvement of the spine, the distal interphalangeal joints, and the large joints; dactylitis; enthesitis; fatigue; and eye inflammation (e.g., uveitis or conjunctivitis).  In 85% of psoriatic arthritis patients, symptoms of psoriasis precede arthritis symptoms. Arthritis develops before psoriasis in up to 15% of psoriatic arthritis patients.

There are over 100 types of arthritis. Your doctor must determine the type of arthritis you have, and it is important for you to know and learn about your type of arthritis. It is possible that you have a different type of arthritis. Consult with your doctor for a complete evaluation.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

You got: You have few to no symptoms characteristic of psoriatic arthritis.

I got You have few to no symptoms characteristic of psoriatic arthritis.. Could You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?
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You have few to no symptoms that are typically associated with psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory type of arthritis with joint and skin manifestations. Symptoms commonly associated with psoriatic arthritis include: joint pain, stiffness, and swelling; involvement of the spine, the distal interphalangeal joints, and the large joints; dactylitis; enthesitis; fatigue; and eye inflammation (e.g., uveitis or conjunctivitis). 

There are over 100 types of arthritis. "Arthritis" is not itself a diagnosis. Your doctor must determine the type of arthritis you have, if you have symptoms of arthritis. It is possible that you have a different type of arthritis. Consult with your doctor for a complete evaluation.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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