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What are the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis?

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Your doctor will look at your body and ask about the symptoms you've been having, which might include:

  • Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling
  • Fatigue
  • Tenderness, pain, or swelling where tendons and ligaments attach to bones
  • Swollen fingers or toes
  • Patches of red, itchy skin
  • Thick silver or gray scaly areas on your skin
  • Changes or problems with your fingernails or toenails
  • Redness and swelling in your eye

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis: What are the effects?" American College of Rheumatology: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 29, 2019

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis: What are the effects?" American College of Rheumatology: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 29, 2019

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