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Anyone Taking Rinvoq?

Anyone Taking Rinvoq?

My rheumatologist just suggested taking Rinvoq for my psoriatic arthritis. I have been very hesitant about taking any biologics due to the side effects. Rinvoq is getting approved (next week) for treatment of PA, currently it is only indicated for RA. Little nervous because it has only been on the market for a year. Just wanted to hear pros and cons.

Learn about biologics and the risk of COVID-19 Read more >

I Keep Having These Psoriatic Spots Appear! What Is The Technical Name And How Can I Better Manage?

I Keep Having These Psoriatic Spots Appear! What Is The Technical Name And How Can I Better Manage?

I have them on my back too!

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Welcome to the site... Are you seeing a Dermatologist or Rheumatologist? Lots of options out there now.
Not exactly sure what you are asking but if you… read more

posted 2 days ago

How Long Can You Take Methotrexate?

How Long Can You Take Methotrexate?

I'm 73, 6'3", 250 lbs and take nine pills once a week with no side effects. Been taking methotrexate for 16 months.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

The methotrexate worked relatively quickly and very effectively on my skin disruptions. I don't know how effective it's been against the arthritis… read more

posted about 12 hours ago

Is Anyone Taking Or Has Taken Injectable Methotrexate? And What Issues If Any Did You Have.

Is Anyone Taking Or Has Taken Injectable Methotrexate? And What Issues If Any Did You Have.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hi Janeen!
Oh poop! I just wrote a bunch from my iPad & it didn't send so here goes again...
I inject Humira (citrite free) every other Wed &… read more

posted 4 days ago

Psoritic Arthritus

Psoritic Arthritus

want info as been diagnosed with this

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

What kind of information would you like?

posted 2 days ago

Not Diagnosed Yet

Not Diagnosed Yet

Any ideas?? Last month my family dr treated me for shingles when I flared up. It's been almost a month and I'm totally flared up with the rash and miserable

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I recommend seeing a dermatologist & a Rheumatologist. Sometimes general practitioners just don't know enough about psoriasis symptoms. Would your… read more

posted 2 days ago

Not Diagnosed Yet

Not Diagnosed Yet

Can anyone tell me uf when you have a flair up does the rash start under the skin, itchy, and then blisters, turns brownish purple color and very painful?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I haven't had the blisters but I've had them weep before. That was fortunately, for a short time and only once.

That just sucks in all sorts of ways.… read more

posted 9 days ago

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Is it caused by too much iron in the water

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