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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Joint Pain? These 8 Conditions Could Be to Blame

Are you suffering from tender, aching joints? From gout to rheumatoid arthritis to psoriatic arthritis, pinpoint the cause of your joint pain with this guide.
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10 Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms

Here are 10 symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, a chronic condition in which the immune system attacks the body, causing joint pain and other symptoms.
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7 Things You Shouldn’t Do If You Have Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing psoriatic arthritis can be challenging, especially since there’s no cure for the autoimmune disease that tends to affect around 30% of individuals who have psoriasis. The condition typically presents itself as pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints.