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Psoratic Arthritis

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I am a 29 yr. Old female with a 12 yr. History of ulcerative colitis. I believe that I have psoratic arthritis. I have heard rumors that I could have deformations of the fingers and toes from this condition. This concerns me since I am a dental hygienist. Both u.C. And psoriasis are auto immune disorders and are systemic. If anyone has info. Please let me know. :(
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replied June 11th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Ulcerative colitis can cause arthritis but it is of different entity unlike psoriatic arthritis. Please consult your rheumatologist and let them correlate it clinically.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan






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