He does say that I have osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. I am concerned because he won't do any tests. He said that unless I have sausage fingers there's no need for testing. Three of my fingers have nodes on the end joint. I have tendon pain which he says is fibro... And knee, shoulder, elbow issues. Should I be concerned?? Get another opinion? I don't want to wait to get treatment until I'm decrepit. 😞
I'm hoping to start swimming to get gentle exercise. My skin is looking clearer and to be honest I don't really care what people think about my skin now, just want to get on with getting better which exercise and endorphins can only help with. I'm too tired and weak to go running or to the gym so was thinking swimming would be my best bet but I'm worried that chlorine will irritate or cause my skin to flare and I don't want that when my skin is improving. If anyone does swim I'd love to hear… read more
I received a booster shot in December and all hell broke out after that. I had no issues before but within a week of my booster my arm and leg muscles become very sore and have not gone away. I am thinking the booster put my immune system into overdrive and created these issues. Thoughts ?
Some people still believe that it is contagious by touch.
My rheumatologist says there is no test for psoriatic arthritis, so how do I find out if I have it?
Hope it Helps, there's… read more
Had my first dose of the astra zenica vaccine nearly 3 weeks ago and my psoriasis has been so bad since. I've been managing to more or less keep it under control for nearly 4yrs and can't really put it down to anything else triggering this flare up, just wondered if anyone else had experienced the same?
This has been diagnosed from an x-ray only and because I have psoriasis (am on cyclosporin) I think the Docor is just diagnosing that as it's just easy to say that
Back pain for over 4 months... I'm a regular at the gym (3-5 times a week)
The pain is constant and doesn't ease.
I've had physio which didn't help (acupuncture/tens machine/ massage/ ultra sound/exercises etc) nothing has helped.
I was also offered pain killers which to be honest is just an easy fix .
Maybe I'm in denial but I… read more