OMG! Do You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

5. Foot Pain

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Heel pain is common because the Achilles tendon gets inflamed. This tendon connects your calf muscle to your heel bone. There might also be swelling around your ankle. According to the psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis website, pain can lead a person to adjust their walk. If you have to claw your toes, hyper-extend your big toe, or roll on your ankle to avoid walking in pain, you should call your doctor.

6. Swollen Fingers Or Toes

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Approximately 40% of patients with psoriatic arthritis suffer from swollen fingers and/or toes. It’s called dactylitis, and it’s the result of inflammation of the digit’s entire tendon.  This is not common in the other 100 types of arthritis. Therefore, “sausage” fingers or toes should be a warning sign that you need to see a doctor.