7 Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis you should know

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis you should know

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects certain people with psoriasis, a skin condition distinguished by red patches of skin topped by silvery scales. Most people get psoriasis first and then get psoriatic arthritis, but the joint issues can often start before the skin patches. The primary signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis are joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. They can impact any part of your body, including your fingertips and spine, and their severity can vary from mild to extreme. Disease flares and remissions may occur in both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

7. Swollen fingers and toes (dactylitis)

Swollen fingers and toes

Swelling over the entire length of the fingers and toes, also known as dactylitis, As opposed to rheumatoid arthritis, is a common symptom of psoriatic arthritis. The swelling is usually limited to a joint. There might be a ch to have swelling in your feet and hands before experiencing joint symptoms in PsA.

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