Just diagnosed

Hello. I was just diagnosed with PsA at the age of 65. I had symptoms for years but ignored them. I am a retired RN and I had never heard of PsA! I broke out in plaque psoriasis on one elbow about 6 months ago and have had arthritis pain for years that my doctor told me was just plain old osteoarthritis. He apparently was wrong but because I didn’t have any other symptoms, he didn’t suspect that it was anything other than that. I just started on Methotrexate and I’m scared that I will feel sick and I’m not happy about being immunosuppressed. I would love to hear from other PsA folks that are taking MTX so I know what to expect. Thank you.

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