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    1. Psoriatic Arthritis: What You Need to Know, From Those Who Do

      If you don't have psoriatic arthritis (PsA), you might find it hard to understand those who do. What is it anyway? Psoriasis? Arthritis? Or is it both? An estimated 30% of people in the U.S. who have psoriasis will develop PsA in their lifetime. They understand your confusion. They hear it all the t

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    2. Skin and Joint Care Guide for Psoriatic Arthritis

      It’s important take care of your skin when you have psoriatic arthritis. You also need to do all you can to be kind to those sore joints. The first step: See a doctor. A rheumatologist can help. She'll help you set up a plan. Stick to it. Use your medications. You can also do a lot of things at home

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    3. 9 Tips to Help Manage Psoriatic Arthritis

      The best way to take care of your psoriatic arthritis is to get the best of both worlds: medical care from your doctor and healthy lifestyle habits. The little things you do every day add up to make a difference in how you feel overall. Get started with these nine ideas: 1. Connect with people who “

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    4. Injuries Up Risk of This for People With Psoriasis

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests. Psoriatic arthritis -- chronic arthritis associated with the skin condition psoriasis -- can lead to severe, disabling j

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    5. Psoriatic Arthritis: Getting the Diagnosis

      If you are one of the 7 million people in the United States who have the skin condition psoriasis, you should know the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. As many as 20% to 30% of people with psoriasis also have psoriatic arthritis. We don’t completely understand the causes of psoriasis and p

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    6. New Psoriatic Arthritis Research Offers Hope

      Feb. 5, 2015 -- Future tests to determine whether people with the skin condition psoriasis are at risk of going on to get psoriatic arthritis have come a step closer. Scientists say they've identified a gene behind the latter disease. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) causes painful inflammation and swellin

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    7. Drug Shows Promise for Psoriatic-Linked Arthritis

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug called brodalumab appears to be effective in treating patients suffering from psoriatic arthritis, a study says. Patients who responded to brodalumab had a significant improvement in their skin and reductio

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    8. Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis

      By Scott Roberts HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Otezla (apremilast) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with active psoriatic arthritis, a condition associated with the autoimmune skin disease psoriasis. Most people develop psoria

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    9. Stelara OK'd for Psoriatic Arthritis

      Oct. 4, 2013 -- Stelara, an injectable drug already approved to treat psoriasis, is now also approved to treat psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease. The immune system attacks healthy skin cells and joints, causing inflammation. Of the 7.5 million people with psoriasis, a

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    10. Pro Golfer Phil Mickelson Treated for Psoriatic Arthritis

      Aug. 11, 2010 -- Pro golfer Phil Mickelson recently announced that he is being treated for psoriatic arthritis. According to media reports, he first developed symptoms right before the U.S. Open, and the pain quickly became so intense that he couldn’t walk. To find out more about psoriatic arthritis

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