HY: Psoriatic Arthritis

HY: Psoriatic Arthritis


3 (–MELANIE–)ITa UNSIGHTLY AND AT TIMES UNBEARABLE…ITa AFFECTS NEARLY 7.5 MILLION AMERICANS EVERY YEAR…TONIGHT, WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS THROUGH A LOCAL WOMAN’S PERSPECTIVE…(NAT POP) LESLIE YOW HAS MANAGED HER PSORIASIS FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW … IT WASNa THAT NEW SYMPTOMS CREATED A CAUSE FOR CONCERNa&.Ia ALWAYS HAD THE PSORIATIC…PSORIASIS PATCHES, THE SCALES AND ALL THAT GROSS NONSENSE, BUT THEN IT HAD A SEVERE INFLAMMATION AT 3 ONE POINT IN TIME WHERE IT WAS INCREDIBLY PAINFUL TO WALK OR MANEUVER SPECIFICALLY TO MY LEFT ANKLE AND MY NECKa&. LESLIEa SKIN REQUIRED MORE ANSWERS…WHICH WERE ANSWERED BY UNITED REGIONAL RHEUMATOLOGIST. DR. VANYA WAGLERa&ITa INFLAMMATORY SKIN DISEASE AND IT CAN AFFECT THE KNEES AND IT CAN AFFECT THE ELBOWS, OTHER AREAS OF THE SKIN SURFACE, AND IN SOME PATIENTS THAT HAVE PSORIASIS SKIN DISEASE THEY DEVELOP INFLAMMATION IN THEIR JOINTS…LESLIE CAME TO US WITH AN ESTABLISHED DIAGNOSIS OF PSORIASIS SKIN DISEASE, I THINK THE JOINT DISEASE WAS LESS CLEAR, BUT AS WE SAW SHE WAS HAVING SWELLING, SHE WAS HAVING INFLAMMATORY JOINT SYMPTOMS IT BECAME CLEAR THERE WAS DEFINITELY AN INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS GOING ON. AND THE PLAQUES CREATED BY THIS INFLAMMATION ARE NOT ONLY IRRITATING…THEYa NOTICEABLE… AS LESLIE SOON FOUND OUTa&.BIGGEST ONE WAS ALWAYS RIGHT HERE ON MY KNEE, WHERE THERE WAS A CONSTANT LARGE PATCH AND IT WAS REALLY EMBARRASSING TO WEAR DRESSES OR SHORTS BECAUSE THEN PEOPLE WOULD ASK ME WHAT WRONG WITH YOUR KNEE, YOU KNOW, WHAT HAPPENED? DID YOU FALL? AND A MORE TROUBLING SIGN APPEAREDa&.ACTUALLY MY DAUGHTER HAS IT AS WELL… THEREa INCREASED RISK IF YOU HAVE A FIRST DEGREE RELATIVE WHO HAS THIS CONDITIONa&. UNFORTUNATELY FOR LESLIE, THERE IS NO CURE FOR PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS BUT THERE ARE TREATMENTS LIKE TOPICAL OINTMENTS TO REDUCE THE PLAQUES…AND AS FAR AS THE ARTHRITIS GOESa&.SOMETIMES ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES WILL BE A GOOD PLACE TO START…IN OTHER CASES, WE NEED A STRONGER TREATMENT TO TREAT BOTH THINGS AND WE CAN USE MEDICATIONS WHAT WE CALL DISEASE MODIFYING AGENTS OR DEMARDS, WE CAN EFFECTIVELY TREAT THE ARTHRITIS AND ALSO THE SKIN DISEASE WITH THOSE. WITH THE HELP OF THESE MEDICATIONS…LESLIE WAS ON A FAST ROAD TO RECOVERY! ITa BEEN VERY HELPFUL AND IT KEEPS THE ACHES AT BAY AND AS A MATTER OF FACT FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER I HAVE NO PSORIASIS PATCHES(–MELANIE–)AND LESLIE SAYS…TAKE IT FROME HER… DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR SYMPTOMS TO GET WORSE…GO SEE A PHYSICIAN….IF YOU’D LIKE TO SCEHULDE AN APPOINTMENT WITH URPG, SEARCH HEALTHY YOU ON TEXOMASHOMEPAGE DOT COM. 3 (–MELANIE–)TOBIN IS IN NEXT WITH SPORTS.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *