Psoriatic Arthritis and Humira

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   Posted 10/6/2016 11:53 AM (GMT -6)   

I have psoriatic arthritis and have been taking Humira for approximately a year now. I also take Methotrexate. This year I have had 2 chest infections and a throat infection. I am at present full of cold and went to my GP on Monday to get my chest and throat checked but they are clear. Today, I appear to have a spotty rash on my abdomen which is itchy and sore. Im worried this could be Shingles?? has anyone else had the same sort of problems?

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   Posted 10/6/2016 6:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello 6 months ago my dermatologist put me on Humira treatment and couple of weeks ago I started feeling a horrible pain on both of my wrist,first the right hand and then left writs, now it goes to my shoulder and arm and I cannot sleep at night the pain 1 to 10 is 11 or more; my primary physician advise me not to stop Humira but after reading all the reviews and the cause I am so scared to keep injecting me or using Humira pin, I do it every 14 days, but not sure what to do a week ago I did an xray of my right wrist and results were Rheumatoid Arthritis and also I requested an ANA test which came negative, and now my next appt with dermatologist is until November what should I do with this pain, I cannot lift my arm and sleep at night this is horrible ...please advice me what to do if anyone is been in my shoes. thanks
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