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10 Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms

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Fatigue

Like other autoimmune conditions, psoriatic arthritis can cause fatigue. Many factors can contribute to this exhaustion, and a 2010 study found—perhaps not surprisingly—that patients with more pain, physical disability, and psychological distress were more likely to feel fatigue than those with less.

Fatigue is also a result of the inflammation that arthritis causes. "Medications usually make it better because you’re treating the underlying conditions," Dr. Husni explains.

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