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By kos2608 - June 14, 2017
Following my family doctor’s order, I went to see “the best” rheumatologist in my area. His conclusion – I either have PsA or RA. My RA indicator was not sufficient to be... READ MORE

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By woomy - June 14, 2017
That is what my elderly patients used to say.I always wondered why I had problems with painful joints and fatigue. I was checked by numerous doctors to no avail until recently. I... READ MORE

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By Beth V - June 14, 2017
I was very healthy as a child and young adult. I had Mono at 27 and that’s when everything changed. I had a “moderate” case of Mono, but it lasted about 9... READ MORE

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By Scarecrow - June 5, 2017
I don’t really know where to start, so I’m just going start from the beginning. It’ll be long, but I’ll be as unemotionally charged as possible. While during the development of my... READ MORE

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By Eurotrekker - May 27, 2017
I can relate to the words on the T-shirt (I’m Way Too Young to Feel This Old). I used to be an active person. I worked and traveled the world. I was... READ MORE

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By xnuncathy - May 27, 2017
My story matches all those I have just read but I add that I am 67 yrs old and have been living with this disease since diagnosed at 21 yrs old. The... READ MORE

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By TCanyonn - May 22, 2017
This probably sounds familiar to many with PsA: Open eyes. Assess pain/stiffness/fatigue. Cough to clear lungs. Pray. Selftalk: “We can get out of bed. Slowly. Made it. Drink all water left in... READ MORE

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By Koffegurl - May 22, 2017
Hi everyone. First, I’d like to say how grateful I am that I found this site! I’ll try not to ramble. I’m 57. I have 1 daughter, and 2 granddaughters. I’ve been... READ MORE

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By Amyell - May 17, 2017
I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in November of 2016 but know I’ve had it so much longer. The fatigue is the hardest thing to deal with. I loved the article on... READ MORE

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By SanjeevGupta - May 17, 2017
I had been living with psoriasis for 15 years happily. Experience with different medication moulded life into a routine and I could help others as well. Only recently that scaling went up... READ MORE

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By tmattimoe - May 8, 2017
During my pregnancy with my second daughter, I developed such excruciating back pain and SI joint pain by 10 weeks. I would fall all the time. I couldn’t turn in bed without... READ MORE

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By Isaiah - May 8, 2017
Hi, Pat here. I was finally diagnosed with PSA about 4 years ago. For way too long I dealt with specialists in my area that looked at my swollen knees and said... READ MORE

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By lawhit01 - May 8, 2017
I was 29 years old when I was diagnosed with psoriasis. I had to have thyroid surgery to remove my thyroid the year before – That is when the spots started showing... READ MORE

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By jenkostohryz - May 8, 2017
The first time I went to the doctor for pain I was 23. I remember waking up every morning wondering what was wrong. It felt like I had a super hard work... READ MORE

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By Szanto - April 17, 2017
Hi its taken 7 years to find the rite doctor to help me find out I have psoratic arthritis. I have only been diagnosed with this a few months ago an have... READ MORE

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By dalmav41 - April 17, 2017
Diagnosed 8/15/15, been turned down for disability twice – it’s with appeals council now. I’ll be 61 in June. Each day is a new day, I might cry some, sleep some, limp... READ MORE

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By Emmy - April 4, 2017
Like many of you, I have had my ups and downs with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. I’m currently (as of 2017) 41 years old. Growing up, I knew that my father and... READ MORE

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