Test Your Psoriatic Arthritis IQ

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Psoriatic arthritis can be sneaky: Sometimes it’s only mildly painful; other times, severe. And while there’s no clear test for it, the treatment options are getting better better every day. To see if you’re up to speed, take this quiz!

1. Psoriatic arthritis is considered:

A. A temporary condition
B. A skin disease
C. A joint problem caused by wear and tear
D. None of the above

2. Only people diagnosed with psoriasis end up getting psoriatic arthritis.

True
False

3. Women in their 20s are more likely to get psoriatic arthritis.

True
False

4. Which of the following is not a typical joint symptom of psoriatic arthritis?

A. Pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints
B. Morning stiffness
C. A single joint that suddenly becomes swollen and extremely painful, practically overnight
D. Joints that are red or warm to the touch

5. When it comes to joint pain, it’s okay to take a “wait and see” approach.

True
False

6. People with psoriatic arthritis could benefit from mild to moderate exercise.

True
False

Published July 2012

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Diagnosis
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Treatment


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