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By Cindie - February 16, 2018
Hello All, I am new to the diagnosis of PsA but am a veteran of psoriasis. My psoriasis started at the age of 11 yrs old covering my body from the neck... READ MORE

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By DWHilton - February 12, 2018
My story started at the age of – well really not sure about the time frame. At the age of 8 or 9, I started with heat rashes (that’s what military doctors... READ MORE

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By shelly - February 6, 2018
Hi folks, I was diagnosed with soft tissue rheumatism about 9 years ago. Episodes of swelling, stiffness…flu type pain but it only happened about twice a year or so. Then over the... READ MORE

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By Cricketts - January 29, 2018
When I woke up one morning and my hands and feet were stiff, I didn’t think too much about it. After two weeks of waking up like this, I thought I had... READ MORE

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By nmourot - January 6, 2018
I have been reading other stories and sort of consider myself lucky, which may sound weird. I am 60 years old. I have only had psoriasis for about 3 years and it... READ MORE

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By Luke - January 5, 2018
I have had PsA for about 15 years. It took a couple of years to finally be diagnosed by a very good rheumatologist. My psoriasis when I was first diagnosed was really... READ MORE

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By Sharlene - January 5, 2018
Sounds selfish, probably, but many times during the week those are my feelings. The end of 2010 I had to take early retirement because of my PsA, Fibromyalgia and all the meds... READ MORE

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By olyndy - December 21, 2017
I’ve had psoriasis since I was 7, then started with joint swelling & pain at 10. They thought it was rheumatoid arthritis. It then went away till I got to about 18.... READ MORE

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By lrp62 - November 26, 2017
I’ve been seeing a rheumatologist for many years who has never been willing to commit to a diagnosis one way or the other. I’ve had many joint issues along with dry eyes,... READ MORE

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By DN1982 - November 22, 2017
I suffered from scalp psoriasis for a year, which spread to my legs and I was diagnosed with both scalp and guttate psoriasis. In just a few months, in August 2017, I... READ MORE

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By Dedra Davis - November 16, 2017
When I was diagnosed with PsA, I was both relieved and depressed. I didn’t know how to balance my emotions. Back story I already suffered from psoriasis, for over ten years, and... READ MORE

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By Caseyb - November 14, 2017
10 years ago I started with PsA. It has progressed over time despite trying most oral and biologic meds. Last year I had a knee replaced and my body is rejecting the... READ MORE

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By NicE - October 16, 2017
Was diagnosed with RA about 8 or 9 years ago. Symptoms started in my ankles, then wrists and fingers. I began practicing Bikram Yoga a few months after that and after the... READ MORE

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By ladybug848 - October 13, 2017
Just diagnosed with PsA this last year about this time of year. I had just gotten out of the hospital for the fourth time for C.diff which turned out to be a... READ MORE

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By bros - October 10, 2017
I was diagnosed with RA about 15 yrs past. Started on all the usual drugs, methotrexate, sulphasalazine etc. Nothing worked with the exception of steroid injections (slow release 120mg) Which would last... READ MORE

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By Showers17 - August 31, 2017
“Why won’t they listen to me, I know my body better than anyone!” My primary care doctor told me, “It just comes with age and being overweight.” However, I knew it was... READ MORE

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By mrsnadal - July 17, 2017
Hello! I was diagnosed with PsA about 3.5 years ago when I had Achilles’ tendinitis and my toenails were discolored or coming off. After xrays and blood tests, it confirmed it. But... READ MORE

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By cchappo - July 6, 2017
I have had skin issues since I was in 3rd grade. I also had, (so the Dr said), eczema around both ankles. I was teased a lot for having “the creeping crud.”... READ MORE