Psoriatic Arthritis: Diagnosis & Symptoms!

Signs and symptoms

Here are the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis:

  • Swelling of the joints
  • Pain, stiffness, and weakness in the joint
  • Redness and warmth in the affected area
  • Loss of joint function
  • Nail pitting
  • Hair loss
  • Thickened skin
  • Discoloration on the skin
  • Painful sores
  • Cellular, scaly skin or raised, red skin patches
  • Red skin that flakes off
  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Fatigue and difficulty sleeping
  • Fever and weight loss
  • Inflammation of the eyes
  • Immune system abnormalities

In a later article, we will discuss these and other signs and symptoms in detail. They are important to detect psoriatic arthritis from an early phase, which is essential to get early treatment and improving the disease’s prognosis.