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What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans
Arthritis mutilans most often occurs in people with psoriatic arthritis, though it is very rare today because of advances in medications for psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis mutilans can cause severe hand or foot abnormalities. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of this condition. (Medical News Today)

What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this article, we explore the symptoms and complications, and we discuss ways to relieve PsA jaw pain at home and with medical treatment. (Medical News Today)

How can psoriatic arthritis affect the feet?
Psoriatic arthritis can have many effects on the body. In this article, we look at how the condition can affect the feet, including symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and home remedies. (Medical News Today)

What to know about psoriatic spondylitis
Psoriatic spondylitis is a form of arthritis that affects the spine. It can develop anywhere between the lower back and the neck. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of psoriatic spondylitis. (Medical News Today)

Stelara vs. Humira: What's the difference?
Stelara and Humira are two biologics that help treat immune conditions, such as psoriatic arthritis and Crohn’s disease. In this article, we look at the similarities and differences in their effects, benefits, and risks. (Medical News Today)

Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know
People who are overweight are more likely to get psoriatic arthritis, and this condition can make it difficult for people to exercise. In this article, we look at the link between psoriatic arthritis and weight gain, including safe ways to lose weight with this condition. (Medical News Today)

What is a TFCC tear?
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a network of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage in the wrist. Injuries to this structure are called TFCC tears, and they can cause pain, swelling, and limited movement in the wrist. Treatment options include splints or casts, physical therapy, and surgery. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

The best home remedies for arthritis
Many home remedies can help relieve arthritis symptoms, including yoga, massage, and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about these and other home remedies for arthritis here. (Medical News Today)

Is my jaw broken or dislocated?
Injuries to the jaw may cause a break, fracture, or dislocation. Other causes of dislocation include dental procedures or yawning. Treatment may include surgery. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Fibromyalgia: Many may receive wrong diagnosis
Millions of people live with fibromyalgia, a condition causing increased sensitivity to pain. However, a new study suggests many cases may be misdiagnosed. (Medical News Today)

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the nails?
Psoriatic arthritis affects the nails in many ways, causing pitting, discoloration, and brittleness. Learn more about the signs and symptoms in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about psoriatic arthritis of the knee
Psoriatic arthritis can affect many joints, including the knees. Symptoms in the knee can cause significant problems with walking and standing. In this article, learn about how doctors diagnose and treat psoriatic arthritis of the knee. (Medical News Today)

What to know about a stiff neck
The neck may grow stiff for many reasons. Some common causes include sleeping awkwardly, having bad posture, and slouching for long periods. Treatments can involve applying heat or ice and getting a massage. In this article, learn more about the causes and treatments for a stiff neck and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of bone broth?
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here. (Medical News Today)

What is lupus?
Lupus is a complex and potentially serious autoimmune condition. It has a variety of symptoms and can affect different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, but new scientific discoveries are making early diagnosis easier. Treatment can provide effective ways to manage symptoms and improve quality of life. (Medical News Today)

Treating and managing lupus and preventing flares
Lupus has a wide variety of effects and symptoms and it can affect the whole body. A person may need a variety of medications and other treatments to control symptoms and manage the condition. (Medical News Today)

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA): Prognosis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition. Many factors affect the prognosis of people with RA, including age, lifestyle factors, and disease progression. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about rheumatoid arthritis and weight loss
While being overweight or obese can increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), some people with the condition lose weight. In this article, learn about the relationship between RA and weight loss, the drugs that can cause loss of appetite, and other possible side effects. (Medical News Today)

What to know about synovial (joint) fluid analysis
Doctors often use synovial fluid analysis to help determine the cause of joint pain and inflammation. This procedure involves extracting and analyzing a small sample of synovial fluid. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Rheumatoid arthritis vs. gout: Symptoms and causes
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout are two forms of inflammatory arthritis. RA and gout have different causes and treatments. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What is the link between pannus and rheumatoid arthritis?
In people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), pannus occurs when excess tissue grows in a person’s joint. Pannus can lead to permanent joint damage. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What's the link between ulcerative colitis and joint pain?
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In addition to gastrointestinal symptoms, some people with UC experience joint pain. Joint pain usually occurs with flare-ups and disappears during remission. Learn more about the link between ulcerative colitis and joint pain here. (Medical News Today)

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the spine?
Psoriatic arthritis can cause stiffness and pain in the spinal joints, but early diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications. Here, learn more about how psoriatic arthritis affects the spine. (Medical News Today)

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the hands?
Psoriatic arthritis can cause swelling, pain, and stiffness in the finger and hand joints. In this article, we look at ways to treat and manage the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis in the hands. (Medical News Today)

What does it mean if your ESR is high?
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test is a blood test that can reveal inflammation in the body. A high or low result may signify an underlying condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis or cancer. Additional tests are necessary to confirm a diagnosis. The ESR test poses few risks. Learn more about it here. (Medical News Today)

flurbiprofen (Ansaid)
Title: flurbiprofen (Ansaid)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 (Medicine Net)

prednisolone (Orapred, Pediapred)
Title: prednisolone (Orapred, Pediapred)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2019 (Medicine Net)

diclofenac and misoprostol (Arthrotec)
Title: diclofenac and misoprostol (Arthrotec)
Category: Medications
Created: 11/22/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2019 (Medicine Net)

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS)
Title: Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/14/2019 (Medicine Net)

leflunomide (Arava)
Title: leflunomide (Arava)
Category: Medications
Created: 11/20/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 (Medicine Net)

sulindac (Clinoril)
Title: sulindac (Clinoril)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 (Medicine Net)

Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Title: Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 (Medicine Net)

Cortisone Injection
Title: Cortisone Injection
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 11/28/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2019 (Medicine Net)

methylprednisolone (Medrol)
Title: methylprednisolone (Medrol)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

dexamethasone (Decadron, DexPak)
Title: dexamethasone (Decadron, DexPak)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

Health Tip: Foods that Reduce Inflammation
Title: Health Tip: Foods that Reduce Inflammation
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2019 (Medicine Net)

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