PsA Signs and Symptoms
Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis may include:
If you have psoriasis, it’s especially important to be on the lookout for any signs of psoriatic arthritis and discuss them with your doctor.
How is Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosed?
Unfortunately, there are no tests to determine if you have PsA. This is why it’s especially important to have an ongoing conversation with your dermatologist about any new signs or symptoms.
Your dermatologist can determine if you have PsA based on what they see during your visit, including:
- Self-reported symptoms of joint pain and swelling
- Swollen fingers or toes
- Condition of your nails
- Results of bloodwork to help rule out other conditions
- Skin evaluation