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How can you keep your psoriatic arthritis symptoms under control?

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It's natural to have flare-ups, but then you'll have times where you feel better. If you notice any new symptoms, tell your doctor. That’ll help keep things in check so you don't have more joint damage. You can keep your symptoms under control with treatment.

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis." MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Psoriatic Arthritis." National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders: "Roundtable Discussion on Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis." National Psoriasis Foundation: "About Psoriasis: Psoriatic Arthritis."



Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 17, 2018

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis." MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Psoriatic Arthritis." National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders: "Roundtable Discussion on Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis." National Psoriasis Foundation: "About Psoriasis: Psoriatic Arthritis."



Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 17, 2018

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