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Docs Missing Psoriatic Arthritis Because No Dactylitis?

Docs Missing Psoriatic Arthritis Because No Dactylitis?

I am wondering if anyone has been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis without any dactylitis? I have fought 'athletes foot' and toe nail issues for years. Fungus never showed up in cultures. Recently had a rash on that foot and saw a dermatologist who told me I was not dealing with athletes foot but with Psoriasis. When I told her I have had sore joints recently she suggested PSA could be a concern. Two Rheums said they don't think so because I don't have swollen tender joints. However, I… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have psoriatic arthritis and don’t have dactylitis. Never have it in the 3 years I have had arthritis. I get swelling in my whole hands or feet but mostly when symptoms are worsening or they swell bad in the summer heat.

posted 12 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Yeah but still could be osteo with that data and still needs a plan of treatment and care. Damage to joints and connective tissue should be addressed.

posted 12 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Yes...I was about 8 years ago.

posted 12 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis specifically due to the fact that I had psoriasis and was having significant pain in my feet when walking. I did not have swollen or tender joints. But I did have enthesis in the form of Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis. After 40 years, that continues to be the hardest area to control. But now I have the same issues with my hands.

posted 12 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have chronic plantar fasciitis and enthesitis

posted about 1 month ago
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