Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that typically develops in people who have skin psoriasis. Both are autoimmune diseases, meaning they cause the immune system to attack parts of the body. With psoriatic arthritis, the immune system attacks the joints.

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What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that typically develops in people who have skin psoriasis. Both are autoimmune diseases, meaning they cause the immune system to attack parts of the body. With psoriatic arthritis, the immune system attacks the joints.

The Best Books, Apps, Websites, and More for People With Psoriatic Arthritis

These resources can help psoriatic arthritis patients locate a doctor in their area, track symptoms, connect with other people who also have the disease, and much more.

Is It Possible to Have Psoriatic Arthritis Without Psoriasis?

People with the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis usually also have the skin condition psoriasis—but not always.

I'm 33, But My Autoimmune Disease Makes My Body Feel Like I'm 70

One woman opens up about what it's like to work, date, and plan for the future with the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis.

I Ignored My Autoimmune Disease Symptoms—and Made It Worse

One man didn't take his health seriously after being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, and his conditions worsened as a result.

This Is What It's Like to Have an 'Invisible' Autoimmune Disease

Not having visible symptoms often makes it difficult for friends and loved ones to understand how debilitating an "invisible" disease such as psoriatic arthritis can be.

It Took Doctors 30 Years to Diagnose My Autoimmune Disease

Here's how one woman finally found out she had the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis after experiencing symptoms for three decades.

Psoriatic Arthritis: What to Know About This Painful Autoimmune Disease

An autoimmune disease sometimes mistaken for rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis causes painful, swollen, stiff joints, and can lead to permanent joint damage without treatment.
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